Wait for me!: memoirs

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Deborah Mitford, Duchess of Devonshire, is the youngest of the famously witty brood that includes the writers Jessica and Nancy, who wrote when Deborah was born, "How disgusting of the poor darling to go and be a girl." Deborah's effervescent memoir chronicles her remarkable life, from an eccentric but happy childhood in the Oxfordshire countryside, to tea with Adolf Hitler and her controversially political sister Unity in 1937, to her marriage to the second son of the Duke of Devonshire. Her life would change utterly with his unexpected inheritance of the title and vast estates after the wartime death of his brother, who had married Kick Kennedy, the beloved sister of John F. Kennedy. Her friendship with that family would last through triumph and tragedy. This is a unique portrait of an age, and an unprecedented look at life inside one of the great aristocratic families of England.--From publisher description.
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subject_facet Aristocracy (Social class) -- Great Britain -- Biography, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women, Devonshire, Deborah Vivien Freeman-Mitford Cavendish, -- Duchess of, -- 1920-, Devonshire, Deborah Vivien Freeman-Mitford Cavendish, -- Duchess of, -- 1920-2014, Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century, Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography
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topic_facet Aristocracy (Social class), Devonshire, Deborah Vivien Freeman-Mitford Cavendish, Nobility, Social life and customs