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Author Carnarvon, Fiona, Countess of.

Title Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey : the lost legacy of Highclere Castle / by the Countess of Carnarvon.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Broadway Paperbacks, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  942.271 Car    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  942.271 Car c.2  ---  Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description x, 310 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Note Originally published: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-300) and index.
Contents Pomp and circumstance -- Welcome to Highclere -- Almina, debutante -- A triumph for her ladyship -- Life downstairs -- Dressing for dinner -- Edwardian Egypt -- The passing of the golden age -- The summer of 1914 -- Call to arms -- Paradise lost -- War heroes -- Hospital on the move -- Death in the trenches -- The dark times -- The promised end -- From war to peace -- Another glittering season -- "Wonderful things" -- Lights out -- Inheritance.
Summary Examines the life of Lady Almina, the fifth Countess of Carnarvon, and the events in Highclere Castle during the First World War.
Source NBK 1/12 PPL
Subject Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Carnarvon, Almina, Countess of, 1876-1969.
Highclere Castle.
Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.
Carnarvon, George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, Earl of, 1866-1923.
ISBN 9780770435622 (pbk.)
0770435629 (pbk.)

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