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

Kiernan, Denise, (author.).

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Montgomery City Public Library 975.6 KIE (Text) 31927000020276 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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General Note:
Includes an unnumbered Touchstone Reading Group guide.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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 trees -- Births of the century -- 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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Vanderbilt, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, 1873-1958.
Vanderbilt, George Washington, 1862-1914.
Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.) > History.
Genre: Biographies.

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