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The Astor orphan : a memoir, Alexandra Aldrich

Label
The Astor orphan : a memoir
Title
The Astor orphan
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Alexandra Aldrich
Creator
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aldrich, Alexandra
Dewey number
  • 974.7/33044/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aldrich, Alexandra
  • Aldrich, Alexandra
  • Astor family
  • Aldridge family
  • Upper class
  • Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)
Label
The Astor orphan : a memoir, Alexandra Aldrich
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn8ocm30421896
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 259 p.
Isbn
9780062207937
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780062207937
Label
The Astor orphan : a memoir, Alexandra Aldrich
Publication
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
ocn8ocm30421896
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 259 p.
Isbn
9780062207937
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780062207937

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