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Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey : the lost legacy of Highclere Castle / by The Countess of Carnarvon.

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Available copies

  • 18 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 2 copies at Florence County Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Florence - Lake City Branch 92 Carnarvon (Text) 33172005344781 Adult Biography Checked out 07/31/2014
Florence - Main Library 92 Carnarvon (Text) 33172005099294 Adult Biography Available -
Florence - Olanta Branch 92 Carnarvon (Text) 33172005133820 Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780770435622 (sc)
  • Physical Description: x, 310 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Paperbacks, c2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-300) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Pomp and circumstance -- Welcome to Highclere -- Almina, debutante -- A triumph for her ladyship -- Life downstairs -- Dressing for dinner -- Edwardian Egypt -- The passing of the golden age -- The summer of 1914 -- Call to arms -- Paradise lost -- War heroes -- Hospital on the move -- Death in the trenches -- The dark times -- The promised end -- From war to peace -- Another glittering season -- "Wonderful things" -- Lights out -- Inheritance.
Summary, etc.: Tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon.
Subject: Great Britain > Social life and customs > 20th century.
Carnarvon, Almina, Countess of, 1876-1969.
Highclere Castle.
Nobility > Great Britain > Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 > Great Britain.
Carnarvon, George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, Earl of, 1866-1923.
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