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The Resource The mad boy, Lord Berners, my grandmother and me : an aristocratic family, a high-society scandal and an extraordinary legacy, Sofka Zinovieff

The mad boy, Lord Berners, my grandmother and me : an aristocratic family, a high-society scandal and an extraordinary legacy, Sofka Zinovieff

Label
The mad boy, Lord Berners, my grandmother and me : an aristocratic family, a high-society scandal and an extraordinary legacy
Title
The mad boy, Lord Berners, my grandmother and me
Title remainder
an aristocratic family, a high-society scandal and an extraordinary legacy
Statement of responsibility
Sofka Zinovieff
Title variation
Aristocratic family, a high-society scandal and an extraordinary legacy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A narrative account of the author's bohemian aristocrat grandparents' unconventional relationship with her grandfather's gay lover examines the period taboos, family secrets and cultural dynamics that shaped their shared lives,"--Novelist
Summary
A narrative account of the author's bohemian aristocrat grandparents' unconventional relationship with her grandfather's gay lover examines the period taboos, family secrets and cultural dynamics that shaped their shared lives
Tone
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books 2015
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10408768
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zinovieff, Sofka
Dewey number
  • 942.082092/2
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Berners, Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson
  • Berners, Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson
  • Composers
  • Novelists, English
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Berners, Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson
  • Composers
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Homes
  • Novelists, English
  • England
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an aristocratic family, a high-society scandal and an extraordinary legacy
Label
The mad boy, Lord Berners, my grandmother and me : an aristocratic family, a high-society scandal and an extraordinary legacy, Sofka Zinovieff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2014 by Jonathan Cape."
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
List of Illustrations -- A Fish-shaped Handbag -- Behind the Rocking Horse -- Russians, Radicals and Roman Catholics -- A Delightful Youth -- Et in Arcadia Ego -- Boys and Girls -- Fiends -- Follies and Fur-lined Wombs -- The Orphan on the Top Floor -- In the City of Dreaming Dons -- Gosh I think She's Swell -- The Pram in the Hall -- Put in a Van -- 'From Catamite to Catamite' -- The Nazi -- Robert's Folly -- Purple dye -- Blood Ties -- Dust and Ashes -- The Bell and the Blue Plaque -- Notes -- Select Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
ocn892794686
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 436 pages
Isbn
9780062338945
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014038499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)892794686
Label
The mad boy, Lord Berners, my grandmother and me : an aristocratic family, a high-society scandal and an extraordinary legacy, Sofka Zinovieff
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2014 by Jonathan Cape."
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
List of Illustrations -- A Fish-shaped Handbag -- Behind the Rocking Horse -- Russians, Radicals and Roman Catholics -- A Delightful Youth -- Et in Arcadia Ego -- Boys and Girls -- Fiends -- Follies and Fur-lined Wombs -- The Orphan on the Top Floor -- In the City of Dreaming Dons -- Gosh I think She's Swell -- The Pram in the Hall -- Put in a Van -- 'From Catamite to Catamite' -- The Nazi -- Robert's Folly -- Purple dye -- Blood Ties -- Dust and Ashes -- The Bell and the Blue Plaque -- Notes -- Select Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
ocn892794686
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 436 pages
Isbn
9780062338945
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014038499
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)892794686

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