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De Courcy, Anne

Summary: "In this captivating narrative, Chanel's Riviera explores the fascinating world of the Cote d'Azur during a period that saw the deepest extremes of luxury and terror in the twentieth century. The Cote d'Azur in 1938 was a world of wealth, luxury, and extravagance, inhabited by a sparkling cast of characters including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Joseph P. Kennedy, Gloria Swanson, Colette,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 944.9 DE C

De Courcy, Anne.

Summary: "From the author of the critically acclaimed biographies Diana Mosley and The Viceroy's Daughters comes a fascinating, hugely entertaining account of the Victorian women who traveled halfway around the world on the hunt for a husband.By the late nineteenth century, Britain's colonial reign seemed to know no limit--and India was the sparkling jewel in the Imperial crown. Many of Her Majesty's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 DeCourcy

De Courcy, Anne

Summary: "A deliciously told group biography of the young, rich, American heiresses who married impoverished, British gentry at the turn of the twentieth century - the real women who inspired Downton Abbey. Towards 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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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De Courcy, Anne.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 DEC

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