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The American heiress : a novel, Daisy Goodwin

Label
The American heiress : a novel
Title
The American heiress
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Daisy Goodwin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Be careful what you wish for. Traveling abroad with her mother at the turn of the twentieth century to seek a titled husband, beautiful, vivacious Cora Cash, whose family mansion in Newport dwarfs the Vanderbilts', suddenly finds herself Duchess of Wareham, married to Ivo, the most eligible bachelor in England. Nothing is quite as it seems, however: Ivo is withdrawn and secretive, and the English social scene is full of traps and betrayals. Money, Cora soon learns, cannot buy everything, as she must decide what is truly worth the price in her life and her marriage. Witty, moving, and brilliantly entertaining, Cora's story marks the debut of a glorious storyteller who brings a fresh new spirit to the world of Edith Wharton and Henry James. "For daughters of the new American billionaires of the 19th century, it was the ultimate deal: marriage to a cash-strapped British Aristocrat in return for a title and social status. But money didn't always buy them happiness." --DAISY GOODWIN IN THE DAILY MAIL"--
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Goodwin, Daisy
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Americans
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • England
Label
The American heiress : a novel, Daisy Goodwin
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Publication
Note
Originally published as: My last duchess. London : Headline Review, 2010
Control code
2010048539
Extent
468 p.
Isbn
9780312658656
Lccn
2010048539
Label
The American heiress : a novel, Daisy Goodwin
Publication
Note
Originally published as: My last duchess. London : Headline Review, 2010
Control code
2010048539
Extent
468 p.
Isbn
9780312658656
Lccn
2010048539

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