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American Jennie : the remarkable life of Lady Randolph Churchill

Author: Anne Sebba
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"Brooklyn-born Jennie Jerome married into the British aristocracy in 1874, after a three-day romance. She became Lady Randolph Churchill, wife of a maverick politician and mother of the most famous British statesman of the century"--Amazon.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Randolph Spencer Churchill, Lady; Randolph Spencer Churchill, Lady; Jennie Churchill
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Sebba
ISBN: 9780393057720 0393057720
OCLC Number: 154706825
Description: xv, 398 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 25 cm
Contents: Just plain Jennie --
I love her better than life itself --
I have placed all my hopes of future happiness in this world on you --
Jennie is quite satisfied with Randolph just now --
I quite forget what it is like to be with people who love me --
rather a relief to get Winston off my hands --
Lord Randolph Churchill will probably always retain a great power of mischief --
All that you are to me --
Dying by inches in public --
All my ambitions are centred in you --
The versatility of Lady Randolph is quite unusual --
Haunted by the future --
Courage enough to fight my own battle in life --
Putting my best foot forward.
Other Titles: Remarkable life of Lady Randolph Churchill
Responsibility: Anne Sebba.

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"Brooklyn-born Jennie Jerome married into the British aristocracy in 1874, after a three-day romance. She became Lady Randolph Churchill, wife of a maverick politician and mother of the most famous British statesman of the century"--Amazon.
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