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The Resource The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home, Denise Kiernan

The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home, Denise Kiernan

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The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home
Title
The last castle
Title remainder
the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home
Statement of responsibility
Denise Kiernan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the story of the Gilded Age mansion Biltmore, tracing George Vanderbilt's construction of his European-style estate and the efforts of his bride, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, to become its protector in the face of changing fortunes and times
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kiernan, Denise
Dewey number
975.6/88
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F264.A8
LC item number
K54 2017b
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.)
  • Vanderbilt, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser
  • Vanderbilt, George Washington
  • Large type books
Label
The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home, Denise Kiernan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Trials and toymakers
  • The more things change
  • High and dry
  • Final crossings
  • Washed away
  • Homespun and a great war
  • Freedoms and flappers
  • Glimpse of a castle
  • You might go home again
  • Epilogue
  • A winter's tale
  • A lady of the long man rising
  • Rhapsody in mauve
  • Collaborations and consecrations
  • A crossing of some consequence
  • New mistress
  • Forest for the tress
  • Births of the century
Control code
on1008763019
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
665 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432848231
Lccn
2017051579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1008763019
Label
The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home, Denise Kiernan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Trials and toymakers
  • The more things change
  • High and dry
  • Final crossings
  • Washed away
  • Homespun and a great war
  • Freedoms and flappers
  • Glimpse of a castle
  • You might go home again
  • Epilogue
  • A winter's tale
  • A lady of the long man rising
  • Rhapsody in mauve
  • Collaborations and consecrations
  • A crossing of some consequence
  • New mistress
  • Forest for the tress
  • Births of the century
Control code
on1008763019
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
665 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432848231
Lccn
2017051579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1008763019

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