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Sisters of Fortune

America"s Caton sisters at home and abroad

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York, London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxxii, 393 p., [16] p. of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25435159M
ISBN 10145160761X
ISBN 109781451607611

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Sisters of Fortune Being the true story of how three motherless sisters saved their home in New England and raised their younger brother while their father went fortune hunting in the California Gold Rush Nancy Coffey Heffernan, Ann Page Stecker Available only as an ebook. UPNE • pp. 11 illus. 1 Fig. 6 x 9" Women's Studies.   In this book, the paths of these three sisters were part of a major period in Chinese history. Between , and when Chiang Kai-shek seized power, China was a : Suyin Haynes.

Elisabeth Kehoe’s engaging biography on the Jerome sisters covers rich years of British history from to Drawing on other biographies as well as on family papers, Fortune's Daughters links three individual stories (each as good as a novel itself) and creates a broader view of the British aristocracy and the simultaneous rise of American wealth and influence. Sisters of Fortune: America's Caton Sisters at Home and Abroad $27 (p) ISBN Buy this book Although the sisters were sometimes labeled fortune seekers, Wade proves.


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Wake (Kleinwort Benson: The History of Two Families in Banking,etc.) delivers a multiple biography of the fortunate Caton sisters, who flourished in Maryland and abroad, mostly during the Regency period and its Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, part serious history of privileged women in the 19th century, the author’s account will evoke sundry responses—admiration Author: Jehanne Wake.

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Based on intimate and previously unpublished letters written by the sisters, this is a portrait of four Brand: Atria Books.Three Sisters. Times were now changing in England after the Second World War. “The war to end all wars,” said the then government of the day. It had indeed made John Kershaw’s family very wealthy indeed.

The Kershaw’s family’s fortune allowed them to go to a private girl’s school, which their mother had attended years earlier.

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