The Resource Georgiana : Duchess of Devonshire, Amanda Foreman

Georgiana : Duchess of Devonshire, Amanda Foreman

Label
Georgiana : Duchess of Devonshire
Title
Georgiana
Title remainder
Duchess of Devonshire
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Foreman
Title variation
Duchess
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Member of
Summary
Amanda Foreman, a Londoner, freelance journalist, and Oxford graduate, presents the captivating story of Lady Georgiana Spencer, the Duchess of Devonshire. In 1774, Georgiana married wealthy aristocrat and fifth duke of Devonshire, William Cavendish. The marriage spoiled immediately, and Georgiana, noted for her style and political involvement, yet limited as a woman by law, dealt with her adulterous and cold husband through secret substance and gambling addictions as well as illicit romances
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2000
  • Whitbread Book Award for Biography, 1998.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155294
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foreman, Amanda
Dewey number
942.073092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Devonshire, Georgiana Cavendish
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Georgiana : Duchess of Devonshire, Amanda Foreman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Also published 2008 as: The Duchess
Bibliography note
Bibliography
Extent
463 p.
Isbn
9780375753831
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) 695298
Label
Georgiana : Duchess of Devonshire, Amanda Foreman
Publication
Note
Also published 2008 as: The Duchess
Bibliography note
Bibliography
Extent
463 p.
Isbn
9780375753831
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) 695298

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