The Resource Rogues and heroes of Newport's Gilded Age, Edward Morris, (electronic resource)

Rogues and heroes of Newport's Gilded Age, Edward Morris, (electronic resource)

Label
Rogues and heroes of Newport's Gilded Age
Title
Rogues and heroes of Newport's Gilded Age
Statement of responsibility
Edward Morris
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Newport, Rhode Island, was the summer playground of the Gilded Age for the Astors, Belmonts and Vanderbilts. They built lavish villas designed by the best Beaux Arts-style architects of the time, including Richard Morris Hunt, Charles McKim and Robert Swain Peabody. America's elite delighted in referring to these grand retreats as "summer cottages," where they would play tennis and polo and sail their yachts along the shores of the Ocean State. The coachman had an important role as the discreet outdoor butler for Gilded Age gentlemen - not only was he in charge of the horses, but he also acted as a travel advisor and connoisseur of entertainment venues. From the driver's seat, author and guide Edward Morris provides a diverse collection of biographical sketches that reveal the outrageous and opulent lives of some of America's leading entrepreneurs
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Morris, Ed
Dewey number
974.5/7
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Newport (R.I.)
  • Newport (R.I.)
  • Newport (R.I.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Rogues and heroes of Newport's Gilded Age, Edward Morris, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11511620
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11511620
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11511620
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Rogues and heroes of Newport's Gilded Age, Edward Morris, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11511620
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11511620
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11511620
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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