The Resource Outrageous fortune : growing up at Leeds Castle, Anthony Russell

Outrageous fortune : growing up at Leeds Castle, Anthony Russell

Label
Outrageous fortune : growing up at Leeds Castle
Title
Outrageous fortune
Title remainder
growing up at Leeds Castle
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Russell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Leeds Castle, once home to kings and queens, was a place of spectacular opulence and luxury, and it was here that Anthony Russell spent his childhood; a childhood beyond the reaches of ordinary imagination. Away from the extravagance, the embrace of his nanny and the strong but distant love of his mother, Anthony's childhood was often lonely and fraught with the pressures of upholding the 'Castle Way', unwritten rules that were, perhaps, not the best preparation for life outside the castle walls. The polite reserve of his sheltered existence was inevitably ruptured by the arrival of the 1960s, with its new music, mores, and social freedoms; things both alluring and alarming to a young man who had spent his youth in splendid isolation. Uniquely entertaining, Outrageous Fortune is an extraordinary memoir, an accessible and personable account of how the 'other half ' lives, and a real-life Downton Abbey. As he documents his life at Leeds Castle, Anthony Russell gives us a vivid and intimate glimpse into a fascinating world gone by
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Russell, Anthony
Dewey number
942.2375085092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Russell Anthony
  • Russell Anthony
  • Leeds Castle (England)
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
Target audience
adult
Label
Outrageous fortune : growing up at Leeds Castle, Anthony Russell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781849546317
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimilies
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a803530
  • 18056211
Label
Outrageous fortune : growing up at Leeds Castle, Anthony Russell
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781849546317
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimilies
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a803530
  • 18056211

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