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Nancy : the story of Lady Astor / Adrian Fort.

Fort, Adrian. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library.

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Waterloo-Grant Twp PL - Waterloo 941.08 FOR (Text) 30090000662325 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780312599034 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 031259903X (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xv, 378 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, genealogical table, portraits ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St Martin's Press, 2013.

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General Note: Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2012.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-363) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: In Dixie -- Silver and lead -- The chase -- Gilded youth -- New adventures -- Into battle -- The power of one -- Centre court -- Downhill -- War on two fronts -- Aftermath.
Summary, etc.: A portrait of the social activist and first female member of Parliament elected to the House of Commons includes coverage of her American ancestry, her determination to use her influence to introduce American ideas into British politics and her relationships with such figures as Winston Churchill, FDR and J. M. Barrie.
Subject: Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964.
Americans > Great Britain > Biography.
Women politicians > Great Britain > Biography.
Women legislators > Great Britain > Biography.
Politicians > Great Britain > Biography.
Great Britain > Politics and government > 20th century.
Nobility > Great Britain > Biography.
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