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The Husband Hunters

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 320 Nombre de pages
De Courcy's books are diverting and full of fascinating anecdotes and shrewd commentary. This one is no exception. Describing the ... Lire la suite
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Description

De Courcy's books are diverting and full of fascinating anecdotes and shrewd commentary. This one is no exception. Describing the fortunes of young American heiresses pushed into courtship and marriage with impoverished English aristocrats, she reminds the reader that social climbing and snobbery are abiding features in human nature

Préface
A sparkling social history of the 'Dollar Princesses', the young American heiresses who married into the English aristocracy.

Auteur

Anne de Courcy is the author of thirteen widely acclaimed works of social history and biography, including THE HUSBAND HUNTERS, THE FISHING FLEET, THE VICEROY'S DAUGHTERS and DEBS AT WAR. In the 1970s she was Woman's Editor on the LONDON EVENING NEWS and in the 1980s she was a regular feature-writer for the EVENING STANDARD. She is also a former features writer and reviewer for the DAILY MAIL.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The Husband Hunters
Sous-titre: Social Climbing in London and New York
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Code EAN: 9781474601443
ISBN: 978-1-4746-0144-3
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Orion
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 320
Poids: 468g
Taille: H235mm x B154mm x T27mm
Année: 2017

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