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The Resource Bunny Mellon : the life of an American style legend, Meryl Gordon ; [illustrations, Bunny Mellon]

Bunny Mellon : the life of an American style legend, Meryl Gordon ; [illustrations, Bunny Mellon]

Label
Bunny Mellon : the life of an American style legend
Title
Bunny Mellon
Title remainder
the life of an American style legend
Statement of responsibility
Meryl Gordon ; [illustrations, Bunny Mellon]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A new biography of Bunny Mellon, the style icon and American aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK and served as a living witness to 20th Century American history, operating in the high-level arenas of politics, diplomacy, art and fashion. Bunny Mellon, who died in 2014 at age 103, was press-shy during her lifetime. With the co-operation of Bunny Mellon's family, author Meryl Gordon received access to thousands of pages of her letters, diaries and appointment calendars and has interviewed more than 175 people to capture the spirit of this talented American original"--
Summary
Drawing on Bunny Mellon's letters, diaries, and appointment books, as well as extensive interviews, the author chronicles the life of the style icon and aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden and was a living witness to twentieth-century U.S. history
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10576589
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, Meryl,
Dewey number
  • 361.7/4092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CT275.M469122
LC item number
G67 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mellon, Paul
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mellon, Paul
  • Upper class women
  • Gardeners
  • Women gardeners
  • Philanthropists
  • Women philanthropists
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life of an American style legend
Label
Bunny Mellon : the life of an American style legend, Meryl Gordon ; [illustrations, Bunny Mellon]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Color illustrations on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [461]-497) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
President Kennedy has a request -- Fifty summers later -- The auction of the decade -- Childhood treasures: a bottle and a book -- The making of a young gardener -- Tally-ho in Virginia -- The debutante dances through the Depression -- A courteous girl and a thorough gentleman -- Paul Mellon's rebellion -- The war years -- Millions of reasons to remarry -- The best-dressed list -- A constant gardener -- The best friends -- A rose by any other name -- November 22, 1963 -- Carrying on -- 1968 -- Paul and Bunny in love--with others -- The spending of a robber baron fortune -- The book stops here -- Entertaining the royals (again) -- Exits and entrances -- Enduring the unendurable -- A perilous political affair -- The FBI makes house calls -- Everything should be noticed
Control code
21113558
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
ix, 516 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781455588749
Lccn
2017016493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn968300192
Label
Bunny Mellon : the life of an American style legend, Meryl Gordon ; [illustrations, Bunny Mellon]
Publication
Copyright
Note
Color illustrations on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [461]-497) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
President Kennedy has a request -- Fifty summers later -- The auction of the decade -- Childhood treasures: a bottle and a book -- The making of a young gardener -- Tally-ho in Virginia -- The debutante dances through the Depression -- A courteous girl and a thorough gentleman -- Paul Mellon's rebellion -- The war years -- Millions of reasons to remarry -- The best-dressed list -- A constant gardener -- The best friends -- A rose by any other name -- November 22, 1963 -- Carrying on -- 1968 -- Paul and Bunny in love--with others -- The spending of a robber baron fortune -- The book stops here -- Entertaining the royals (again) -- Exits and entrances -- Enduring the unendurable -- A perilous political affair -- The FBI makes house calls -- Everything should be noticed
Control code
21113558
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
ix, 516 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781455588749
Lccn
2017016493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn968300192

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