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A book of secrets : illegitimate daughters, absent fathers, Michael Holroyd

Label
A book of secrets : illegitimate daughters, absent fathers
Title
A book of secrets
Title remainder
illegitimate daughters, absent fathers
Statement of responsibility
Michael Holroyd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author shares the stories of unknown women who played significant roles in the lives of prominent figures, including a mistress shared by the second Lord Grimthorpe and the Prince of Wales, a creative muse of Auguste Rodin, and a novelist lover of Vita Sackville-West
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.874/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A book of secrets : illegitimate daughters, absent fathers, Michael Holroyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface: The world turned upside down -- The importance of being Ernest and some women of no importance -- Ernest goes abroad -- All about Eve -- With Catherine at Cimbrone -- Excitements, earthquakes and elopements -- Women in love -- Ultraviolet -- Emergency exits -- Looking round -- Epilogue: Time regained -- Afterword: A history of the books -- Family trees
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiv, 258 p.
Isbn
9780374115586
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011003839
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn681499498
  • (OCoLC)681499498
  • 317758
  • 317758
Label
A book of secrets : illegitimate daughters, absent fathers, Michael Holroyd
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface: The world turned upside down -- The importance of being Ernest and some women of no importance -- Ernest goes abroad -- All about Eve -- With Catherine at Cimbrone -- Excitements, earthquakes and elopements -- Women in love -- Ultraviolet -- Emergency exits -- Looking round -- Epilogue: Time regained -- Afterword: A history of the books -- Family trees
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiv, 258 p.
Isbn
9780374115586
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011003839
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn681499498
  • (OCoLC)681499498
  • 317758
  • 317758

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