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
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Title
The Astor orphan
Creator
Summary
A descendant of a great American plutocratic dynasty who grew up in the servants' quarters of Rokeby, the Astor family's beautiful mansion, reveals how she was able to impose order on her anarchic world
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10165212
Cataloging source
UPZ
Dewey number
  • 974.7/33044/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
F127.H8
LC item number
A43 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Alexandra Aldrich
Astor orphan : a memoir, Alexandra Aldrich
Label
Astor orphan : a memoir, Alexandra Aldrich
Publication
Note
Includes genealogical charts on endpapers
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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
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 259 pages
Isbn
9780062207937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
cat49
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogy chart
System control number
  • ocn830421896
  • (OCoLC)830421896
  • 1110012

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
    • Douglas County Libraries, ParkerBorrow it
      20105 East Mainstreet, Parker, CO, 80138, US
      39.5183352 -104.7537673
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