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Tempestuous and beautiful Wanda Miles, daughter of Ruth and Stephen Miles (or so she thinks), aspires to more than the life of a debutante, but the trouble is she doesn't know precisely what she wants. Then her aunt Marie, the family's renowned glassblower, arrives from Lauscha, Germany, and Wanda decides that learning about her ancestry may hold the key to her future. When Marie accidentally reveals a long-held secret about Wanda's parents, Wanda goes to Lauscha to unravel the truth. While Marie finds herself increasingly swept up in New York City's bohemian social scene—catching the eye of a handsome young Italian in the process—Wanda explores a past she never knew in the village of her mother's youth—and begins to build a life that she never expected. A sweeping tale that takes readers from the small town of Lauscha to the skyscrapers of New York and the sun-kissed coast of Italy,The American Lady is a tribute to the enduring power of family and what we'll do in the name of love.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Petra Durst-Benning
Publisher: AmazonCrossing
Release: 2015-03-10
File: 455 Pages
ISBN-13: 1477826580

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Author: Charles BUTLER (of Philadelphia.)
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Release: 1849
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: BL:A0017895819

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Genre: Cooking, American
Author: An American lady
Publisher:
Release: 1854
File: 133 Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:RSMCTY

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Genre: History
Author: Charles Butler (of Philadelphia )
Publisher: Sagwan Press
Release: 2015-08-27
File: 198 Pages
ISBN-13: 1340553929

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Genre: Albany (N.Y.)
Author: Anne MacVicar Grant
Publisher:
Release: 1876
File: 377 Pages
ISBN-13: SRLF:AA0008637373

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Anne Grant's 1808 memoir of her stay in the Albany area during the 1760s is notable for its accurate description of colonial life and manners, as well as its discussion of Native Americans (their tribes, customs, conflicts); family matters (education, marriages, children); and political developments.

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Genre: History
Author: Anne Grant
Publisher: Applewood Books
Release: 2007
File: 360 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781429001809

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Genre: Etiquette
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Publisher:
Release: 1853
File: 64 Pages
ISBN-13: OSU:32435067004382

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Release: 1833
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:778009387

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The fascinating story of one of the grand dames of Georgetown society and a true Washington insider Henry Kissinger once remarked that more agreements were concluded in the living room of Susan Mary Alsop than in the White House. A descendent of Founding Father John Jay, Susan Mary was an American aristocrat whose first marriage gave her full access to post-war diplomatic social life in Paris. There, her circle of friends included Winston Churchill, Isaiah Berlin, Evelyn Waugh, and Christian Dior, among other luminaries, and she had a passionate love affair with British ambassador Duff Cooper. During the golden years of John F. Kennedy’s presidency—after she had married the powerful journalist Joe Alsop—her Washington home was a gathering place for everyone of importance, including Katharine Graham, Robert McNamara, and Henry Kissinger. Dubbed “the second lady of Camelot,” she hosted dinner parties that were the epitome of political power and social arrival, bringing together the movers and shakers not just of the United States, but of the world. Featuring an introduction by Susan Mary Alsop’s goddaughter Frances FitzGerald, American Lady is a fascinating chronicle of a woman who witnessed, as Nancy Mitford once said, “history on the boil.”

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Caroline de Margerie
Publisher: Penguin
Release: 2012-11-08
File: 256 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781101601167

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Release: 1833
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:778009387

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