The Mitfords

The Mitfords : Letters Between Six Sisters

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The Mitford sisters were the great wits and beauties of their time. Immoderate in their passions for ideas and people, they counted among their diverse friends Adolf Hitler and Queen Elizabeth II, Cecil Beaton and President Kennedy, Evelyn Waugh and Givenchy. The Mitfords offers an unparalleled look at these privileged siblings through their own unabashed correspondence. Spanning the twentieth century, the magically vivid letters of the legendary Mitfords constitute a superb social and historical chronicle and an intimate portrait of the stormy but enduring relationships between six beautiful, gifted, and radically different women.

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  • Paperback | 834 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 45.47mm | 1,079.54g
  • HARPER PERENNIAL
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0061375403
  • 9780061375408
  • 329,969

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"Compelling...The letters are so affecting that it is difficult to refrain from wanting to get to know the sisters better."--St. Petersburg Times

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