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The Mitford Girls By Mary S. Lovell

The Mitford Girls
by Mary S. Lovell

Tells the true story behind the gaiety and frivolity of the six Mitford daughters. The biography reveals their extraordinary lives: Nancy's doomed obsessional love; the already-married Diana's love for Oswald Moseley; and Jessica's schoolroom declaration that she was a communist.
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The Mitford Girls by Mary S. Lovell

This biography tells the true story behind the gaiety and frivolity of the six Mitford daughters - and the facts are as sensational as a novel. There is Nancy, whose bright social existence masked a doomed obsessional love, which soured her success; Pam, a countrywoman maried to one of the best brains in Europe; Diana, an iconic beauty, who was already married when, at 22, she fell in love with Oswald Moseley, leader of the British fascists; Unity, who, romantically in love with Hitler, became a member of his inner circle before shooting herself in the temple when World War II was declared; Jessica, the family rebel, who declared herself a Communist in the schoolroom; and the youngest sister, Debo, who became the Duchess of Devonshire. Their extraordinary lives are revealed by the author, who had exclusive access to the Mitford archives.

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About Mary S. Lovell


Mary Lovell lists her chief interests as horses, sailing, aviation and book collecting. She enjoys overseas travel and is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. She is the author of four previous biographies including the international bestseller STRAIGHT ON TILL MORNING: The Biography of Beryl Markham.

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GOR001235723
The Mitford Girls by Mary S. Lovell
Mary S. Lovell
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Little, Brown & Company
2001-09-13
624
0316858684
9780316858687
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