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Home to Roost: And Other Peckings - Devonshire, Deborah, and Mosley, Charlotte (Editor), and Bennett, Alan (Introduction by)
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""My father would not have wasted time readinga trait I have inherited from him."" The unmistakeable voice of Deborah Devonshire rings out of this second volume of her occasional writings. As broad and eclectic as her long and eventful life, the pieces range from a ringside view of John F. Kennedy s inauguration and funeral, a valedictory for her local post office, the 1938 London season, Christmas at Chatsworth, and the hazards of shopping for clothes when your eyesight is failing. Affectionate, shrewd, and uproariously ...

Home to Roost: And Other Peckings 2010, John Murray Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781848541894