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Nancy Mitford

a memoir

by Harold Acton

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementHarold Acton
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6025.I
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 252 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24781058M
ISBN 100241112788
ISBN 109780241112786
OCLC/WorldCa12457277

Jan Karon is the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of twenty-three books, including the Mitford novels, the Father Tim novels, a popular cookbook, and several books for children. She lives near Mr. Jefferson’s Monticello, a World Heritage site in Central Virginia. SOMEWHERE SAFE WITH SOMEBODY GOOD is the tenth Mitford book. Explore books by Nancy Mitford with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

Nancy Freeman-Mitford CBE (28 November – 30 June ), known as Nancy Mitford, [n 1] was an English novelist, biographer and journalist. One of the renowned Mitford sisters and one of the "Bright Young People" on the London social scene in the inter-war years, she is best remembered for her novels about upper-class life in England and France and for her sharp .   Buy a cheap copy of Love in a Cold Climate book by Nancy Mitford. One of Nancy Mitford’s most beloved novels, Love in a Cold Climate is a sparkling romantic comedy that vividly evokes the lost glamour of aristocratic life in Free shipping over $/5(2).

Nancy Mitford became a popular writer herself, contributing to Vogue and Harper's Bazaar and writing a hugely acclaimed novel, "The Pursuit of Love," .   Noblesse oblige: an enquiry into the identifiable characteristics of the English aristocracy by Nancy Mitford. Publication date Topics English language, Internet Archive Books. Scanned in :


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