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The Resource A book of secrets : illegitimate daughters, absent fathers, Michael Holroyd

A book of secrets : illegitimate daughters, absent fathers, Michael Holroyd

Label
A book of secrets : illegitimate daughters, absent fathers
Title
A book of secrets
Title remainder
illegitimate daughters, absent fathers
Statement of responsibility
Michael Holroyd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author shares the stories of unknown women who played significant roles in the lives of prominent figures, including a mistress shared by the second Lord Grimthorpe and the Prince of Wales (Alice Keppel), a creative muse of Auguste Rodin (Eve Fairfax), and a novelist lover of Vita Sackville-West (Violet Trefusis). He also reflects on himself as investigator and biographer
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holroyd, Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trefusis, Violet
  • Fairfax, Evelyn Constance
  • Keppel, Alice
  • Women
  • Gifted women
  • Daughters
  • Illegitimate children
  • Absentee fathers
  • Unmarried mothers
  • Mistresses
  • Fathers and daughters
Label
A book of secrets : illegitimate daughters, absent fathers, Michael Holroyd
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: The world turned upside down -- The importance of being Ernest and some women of no importance -- Ernest goes abroad -- All about Eve -- With Catherine at Cimbrone -- Excitements, earthquakes, and elopements -- Women in love -- Ultraviolet -- Emergency exits -- Looking round -- Epilogue: Time regained -- Afterword: A history of the books -- Family trees
Control code
681499498
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition
Extent
xiv, 258 pages
Isbn
9780374115586
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011003839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A book of secrets : illegitimate daughters, absent fathers, Michael Holroyd
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: The world turned upside down -- The importance of being Ernest and some women of no importance -- Ernest goes abroad -- All about Eve -- With Catherine at Cimbrone -- Excitements, earthquakes, and elopements -- Women in love -- Ultraviolet -- Emergency exits -- Looking round -- Epilogue: Time regained -- Afterword: A history of the books -- Family trees
Control code
681499498
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition
Extent
xiv, 258 pages
Isbn
9780374115586
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011003839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

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      43.907093 -69.963997
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