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The Resource Astor orphan : a memoir, Alexandra Aldrich

Astor orphan : a memoir, Alexandra Aldrich

Label
Astor orphan : a memoir
Title
Astor orphan
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Alexandra Aldrich
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Aldrich, a direct descendant of John Jacob Astor, tells the story of her eccentric, fractured family; her 1980s childhood of bohemian neglect in the squalid attic of Rokeby, the family's Hudson Valley Mansion; and her brave escape from the clan
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
UPZ
Dewey number
  • 974.7/33044/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F127.H8
LC item number
A43 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Astor orphan : a memoir, Alexandra Aldrich
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rokeby dreams. The legacy ; Guards of order ; The mentor ; Venison stew ; The Conference ; A meticulous record -- Elements of disorder. Sunday mornings ; The outlaw ; Past perfect -- Artists and drifters. The irregulars ; A seed is planted -- All in a summer's plunder. A parallel universe ; An imported order ; Repossessed ; Indisputable ; Animal wars ; A manly endeavor ; Like proper aristocrats -- Other exiles. Home and away ; Migrations ; Practically orphans ; Into the mouth of Hell ; A dream fulfilled -- In search of self. Blending in ; Interviewed ; The elusive edge
Control code
ocn830421896
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed,
Extent
x, 259 pages
Isbn
9780062207937
Isbn Type
: HRD
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)830421896
Label
Astor orphan : a memoir, Alexandra Aldrich
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rokeby dreams. The legacy ; Guards of order ; The mentor ; Venison stew ; The Conference ; A meticulous record -- Elements of disorder. Sunday mornings ; The outlaw ; Past perfect -- Artists and drifters. The irregulars ; A seed is planted -- All in a summer's plunder. A parallel universe ; An imported order ; Repossessed ; Indisputable ; Animal wars ; A manly endeavor ; Like proper aristocrats -- Other exiles. Home and away ; Migrations ; Practically orphans ; Into the mouth of Hell ; A dream fulfilled -- In search of self. Blending in ; Interviewed ; The elusive edge
Control code
ocn830421896
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed,
Extent
x, 259 pages
Isbn
9780062207937
Isbn Type
: HRD
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)830421896

Library Locations

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