To Marry an English Lord: Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery (Compact Disc)

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From the Gilded Age until 1914, more than 100 American heiresses invaded Britannia and swapped dollars for titles-just like Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, the first of the Downton Abbey characters Julian Fellowes was inspired to create after reading To Marry An English Lord. Filled with vivid personalities, gossipy anecdotes, grand houses, and a wealth of period details-plus photographs, illustrations, quotes, and the finer points of Victorian and Edwardian etiquette-To Marry An English Lord is social history at its liveliest and most accessible.

About the Author

Gail MacColl is the author of several books, including "Inside Oscar: The Unofficial History of the Academy Awards" and "The Book of Cards for Kids." Gail lives in England. Carol McD. Wallace has written over twenty books, including the historical novel "Leaving Van Gogh." She has written on various subjects, including humor, parenting, and social history. Carol lives in New York.

Stage actress Kate Reading has been a freelance narrator for over twenty years. She has received multiple Audie Awards and nominations, as well as numerous Earphones Awards from "AudioFile" magazine, which has named her Narrator of the Year and, for two years running, Best Voice in Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781494501464
ISBN-10: 1494501465
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: May 27th, 2014
Language: English