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Hons and Rebels

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 288 Seiten
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Beschreibung

Reissue.

What is really quite amazing about this book, which I have read many, many times, and love ... [is] she´s not La Pasionaria, she´s not some really left-wing heroine, but she is amazing to have got from where she started to where she ended up

Vorwort
The classic memoir of one of the century's most extraordinary families

Autorentext
Jessica Mitford was the fifth of the six Mitford daughters and always the rebel among her sisters - Nancy, Pam, Diana, Unity and Debo. At the age of nineteen she eloped to the Spanish Civil War with her cousin, Esmond Romilly, and the two of them moved to the USA in 1939. Esmond Romilly died in action in 1941 and Jessica later married Bob Treuhaft, a lawyer, with whom she lived in California. A one-time member of the American Communist Party, Jessica was a frequent target for the House Committee of Un-American Activities and was a passionate supporter of civil rights.

Klappentext

New on the Indigo list. This biography is reissued with a new jacket design. "More than an extremely amusing biography... she has evoked a whole generation." "Sunday Times".



Zusammenfassung
The classic memoir of one of the century's most extraordinary families

Produktinformationen

Titel: Hons and Rebels
Autor:
EAN: 9780575400047
ISBN: 978-0-575-40004-7
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Orion
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 288
Gewicht: 267g
Größe: H199mm x B128mm x T22mm
Jahr: 1999
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