The Resource The husband hunters : American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy, Anne de Courcy, (electronic resource)

The husband hunters : American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy, Anne de Courcy, (electronic resource)

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The husband hunters : American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy
Title
The husband hunters
Title remainder
American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy
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Anne de Courcy
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eng
Summary
The Husband Hunters is a deliciously told historical audiobook about the young, rich, American heiresses who married impoverished, British gentry at the turn of the twentieth century - The real women who inspired Downton AbbeyTowards the end of the nineteenth century and for the first few years of the twentieth, a strange invasion took place in Britain. The citadel of power, privilege and breeding in which the titled, land-owning governing class had barricaded itself for so long was breached. The incomers were a group of young women who, fifty years earlier, would have been looked on as the alien denizens of another world - the New World, to be precise. From 1874 - the year that Jennie Jerome, the first known 'Dollar Princess', married Randolph Churchill - to 1905, dozens of young American heiresses married into the British peerage, bringing with them all the fabulous wealth, glamour and sophistication of the Gilded Age.Anne de Courcy sets the stories of these young women and their families in the context of their times. Based on extensive first-hand research, drawing on diaries, memoirs and letters, this richly entertaining group biography reveals what they thought of their new lives in England - and what England thought of them
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TEFOD
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De Courcy, Anne
Dewey number
305.48/21092313041
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not applicable
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LC call number
DA125.A6
LC item number
D4 2018
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biography
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PerformerNote
Read by Clare Corbett
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Corbett, Clare
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  • Americans
  • Americans
  • Heiresses
  • Heiresses
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • Great Britain
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The husband hunters : American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy, Anne de Courcy, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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on1048255614
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (10 hr., 44 min., 53 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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9781427297860
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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B1855035-A58A-43DA-BE43-8238A6609FE1
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  • (Sirsi) o1048255614
  • (OCoLC)1048255614
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Label
The husband hunters : American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy, Anne de Courcy, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1048255614
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10 hr., 44 min., 53 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427297860
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
B1855035-A58A-43DA-BE43-8238A6609FE1
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1048255614
  • (OCoLC)1048255614
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