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Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor by Rosina Harrison

Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor

Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor by Rosina Harrison
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Dec 27, 2011 | 368 Pages
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 "An extraordinary document, realistic, candid, and a rare look from the vantage point below stairs at a nostalgically romanticized world." — Los Angeles Times

 “A delectable assortment of tales and details about the habits of overprivileged Britishers and the people who served them…. Rosina is a feisty, keen-eyed, no-nonsense observer of caste, class, and character.  And when she matches wills and wits with Lady Astor—a Virginia Belle by birth, a Member of Parliament, and mistress of a dazzling fortune, and of Cliveden, one of England’s most stately homes—the result is not only a crackling comedy of manners, but a sense of the way it was, firsthand.” — Newsweek

"Lady Astor’s personal maid reveals her ‘upstairs, downstairs’ relationships with England’s grandest family…Fascinating and deliciously readable!" 

The New York Times Book Review

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