The Resource American lady : : the life of Susan Mary Alsop, Caroline de Margerie ; introduction by Frances Fitzgerald ; [translated by Christopher Murray], (electronic resource)

American lady : : the life of Susan Mary Alsop, Caroline de Margerie ; introduction by Frances Fitzgerald ; [translated by Christopher Murray], (electronic resource)

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American lady : : the life of Susan Mary Alsop
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American lady :
Title remainder
the life of Susan Mary Alsop
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Caroline de Margerie ; introduction by Frances Fitzgerald ; [translated by Christopher Murray]
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
An American aristocrat--a descendant of founding father John Jay--Susan Mary Alsop (1918-2004) knew absolutely everyone and brought together the movers and shakers of not just the United States, but the world. Henry Kissinger remarked that more agreements were concluded in her living room than in the White House. In 1945 Susan Mary joined her first husband, a young diplomat, in Paris, where she was at the center of the postwar diplomatic social circuit, dining with Churchill, FDR, Garbo, and many others. Widowed in 1960, she married journalist and power broker Joe Alsop. Dubbed "the Second Lady of Camelot," Susan Mary hosted dinner parties that were the epitome of political power and social arrival. She reigned over Georgetown society for four decades; her house was the gathering place for everyone of importance, from John F. Kennedy to Katharine Graham. After divorcing Alsop, she embarked on a literary career, publishing four books before her death at 86.--From publisher description
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10151307
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Margerie, Caroline de
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  • 975.3/04092
  • B
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General adult
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biography
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Read by Laural Merlington
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  • Merlington, Laural
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  • Alsop, Susan Mary
  • Upper class women
  • Upper class
  • Socialites
  • Americans
  • Political culture
  • United States
  • Paris (France)
  • Washington (D.C.)
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the life of Susan Mary Alsop
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American lady : : the life of Susan Mary Alsop, Caroline de Margerie ; introduction by Frances Fitzgerald ; [translated by Christopher Murray], (electronic resource)
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Contents
The Jays -- On the verge of life -- Paris -- Affairs of the heart -- The age of serenity -- When shadows fall -- At the court of King Jack -- Anatomy of a marriage -- The pleasure of writing -- And night came
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file)
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unknown
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online
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9780670025749
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(electronic audio bk.)
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digital.
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sound
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digital recording
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(OCoLC)817600380
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Label
American lady : : the life of Susan Mary Alsop, Caroline de Margerie ; introduction by Frances Fitzgerald ; [translated by Christopher Murray], (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive Audiobook
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
The Jays -- On the verge of life -- Paris -- Affairs of the heart -- The age of serenity -- When shadows fall -- At the court of King Jack -- Anatomy of a marriage -- The pleasure of writing -- And night came
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780670025749
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
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digital.
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)817600380
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not applicable
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not applicable

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