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The Resource Why not say what happened? : a memoir, Ivana Lowell

Why not say what happened? : a memoir, Ivana Lowell

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Why not say what happened? : a memoir
Title
Why not say what happened?
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Ivana Lowell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born into a celebrated Anglo-Irish family, the Guinnesses, Ivana Lowell tells of coming to terms with her blue-blood heritage and her own childhood traumas. This is also the story of her intense relationship with her complicated mother, writer Caroline Blackwood. A keen observer with a wicked sense of humor and no self-pity, Lowell sets scenes with an almost madcap cast of characters, introducing us to such eccentrics as her grandmother, the Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava. She takes us from the marchioness's annual ball for her old friend, the Queen Mother, to her stately Irish home, to summers in Sardinia; through moves to carelessly furnished, too-large English country houses with her mother and stepfather, the poet Robert Lowell; to working in Manhattan at Miramax Books; to her wedding at New York's Rainbow Room and finally to a life with her daughter. Ivana also has darker stories to tell including her own stints in rehab, and discovering, after her mother's death, the secret Lady Caroline had successfully kept from her.--From publisher description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Why not say what happened? : a memoir, Ivana Lowell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5ocm05417105
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 285 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307267986
Lccn
2010018775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Why not say what happened? : a memoir, Ivana Lowell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5ocm05417105
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 285 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307267986
Lccn
2010018775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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