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The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home / Denise Kiernan.

Kiernan, Denise, author. (Author).
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  • 5 of 60 copies available at NC Cardinal.

Current holds

110 current holds with 60 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
East Regional Library 975.688 K (Text) 31781062149578 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 10/20/2017
Eden Library NC 975.688 K (Text) 31554010218492 North Carolina Room Checked out 11/01/2017
Edneyville Branch NC 975.688 K (Text) 33258008282852 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 10/26/2017
Enka-Candler Library 975.688 KIE (Text) 0020511593210 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 10/28/2017
Etowah Branch NC 975.688 K (Text) 33258008282837 Adult New Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Etowah Branch NC 975.688 K (Text) 33258008282845 Adult New Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Fairview Library 975.688 KIE (Text) 0020511593236 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 11/03/2017
Farmville Public Library NC 975.688 KIE (Text) 23900000021154 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Fletcher Branch NC 975.688 K (Text) 33258008282829 Adult New Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Forsyth Central 975.688 K (Text) 0112521563223 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 10/17/2017
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  • ISBN: 9781476794044
  • ISBN: 1476794049
  • ISBN: 9781476794051
  • ISBN: 1476794057
  • Physical Description: vii, 388 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Touchstone hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Touchstone, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-363) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A winter's tale -- A lady of the long man rising -- Rhapsody in mauve -- Collaborations and consecrations -- A crossing of some consequence -- New mistress -- Forest for the tress -- Births of the century -- Trials and toymakers -- The more things change -- High and dry -- Final crossings -- Washed away -- Homespun and a great war -- Freedoms and flappers -- Glimpse of a castle -- You might go home again -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: Documents the story of the Gilded Age mansion Biltmore, tracing George Vanderbilt's construction of his European-style estate and the efforts of his bride, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, to become its protector in the face of changing fortunes and times.
Subject: Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.) > History.
Vanderbilt, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, 1873-1958.
Vanderbilt, George Washington, 1862-1914.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
HISTORY / United States.

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