The Resource A house full of daughters : a memoir of seven generations, Juliet Nicolson, (electronic resource)

A house full of daughters : a memoir of seven generations, Juliet Nicolson, (electronic resource)

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A house full of daughters : a memoir of seven generations
Title
A house full of daughters
Title remainder
a memoir of seven generations
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Juliet Nicolson
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eng
Summary
"A family memoir that traces the myths, legends, and secrets of seven generations of remarkable women. All families have their myths and legends. For many years Juliet Nicolson accepted hers--the dangerous beauty of her flamenco dancing great-great-grandmother Pepita, the flirty manipulation of her great-grandmother Victoria, the infamous eccentricity of her grandmother Vita Sackville-West, her mother's Tory-conventional background. But then Juliet, a distinguished historian, started to question. As she did so, she sifted fact from fiction, uncovering details and secrets long held just out of sight. A House Full of Daughters takes us through seven generations of women. In the nineteenth-century slums of Malaga, the salons of fin-de-siecle Washington D.C., an English boarding school during the Second World War, Chelsea in the 1960s, the knife-edge that was New York City in the 1980s, these women emerge for Juliet as people in their own right, but also as part of who she is and where she has come from. A House Full of Daughters is one woman's investigation into the nature of family, memory, and the past. As Juliet finds uncomfortable patterns reflected in these distant and more recent versions of herself, she realizes her challenge is to embrace the good and reject the hazards that have trapped past generations"--
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Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
Dewey number
306.874/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT788.N52
LC item number
A3 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
A house full of daughters : a memoir of seven generations, Juliet Nicolson, (electronic resource)
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A house full of daughters : a memoir of seven generations, Juliet Nicolson, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-321)
Color
multicolored
Contents
Pepita: Dependence -- Pepita: Independence -- Victoria: Bargaining -- Victoria: Loyalty -- Vita: Ambivalence -- Philippa: Loneliness -- Philippa: Trapped -- Juliet: Confusion -- Juliet: Escape -- Juliet: Guilty -- Clemmie and Flora: Forgiveness -- Imogen: Love
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First American edition.
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1 online resource.
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electronic
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9780374715328
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remote
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kfshug9
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