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The Resource The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home, Denise Kiernan

The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home, Denise Kiernan

Label
The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home
Title
The last castle
Title remainder
the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home
Statement of responsibility
Denise Kiernan
Title variation
  • Last castle
  • Epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the story of the Gilded Age mansion Biltmore, tracing George Vanderbilt's construction of his European-style estate and the efforts of his bride, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, to become its protector in the face of changing fortunes and times
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NcU/DLC
Dewey number
975.6/88
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F264.A8
LC item number
K54 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home, Denise Kiernan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-363) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A winter's tale -- A lady of the long man rising -- Rhapsody in mauve -- Collaborations and consecrations -- A crossing of some consequence -- New mistress -- Forest for the tress -- Births of the century -- Trials and toymakers -- The more things change -- High and dry -- Final crossings -- Washed away -- Homespun and a great war -- Freedoms and flappers -- Glimpse of a castle -- You might go home again -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn981761550
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
vii, 388 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476794051
Lccn
2017015229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)981761550
Label
The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home, Denise Kiernan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-363) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A winter's tale -- A lady of the long man rising -- Rhapsody in mauve -- Collaborations and consecrations -- A crossing of some consequence -- New mistress -- Forest for the tress -- Births of the century -- Trials and toymakers -- The more things change -- High and dry -- Final crossings -- Washed away -- Homespun and a great war -- Freedoms and flappers -- Glimpse of a castle -- You might go home again -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn981761550
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
vii, 388 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476794051
Lccn
2017015229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)981761550

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