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    • The Glitter and the Gold

    • The American Duchess - In Her Own Words
    • By: Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    Consuelo Vanderbilt was young, beautiful and the heir to a vast family fortune. She was also deeply in love with an American suitor when her mother chose instead for her to fulfill her social ambitions and marry an English Duke. Leaving her life in America, she came to England as the Duchess of Marlborough in 1895 and took up residence in her new home: Blenheim Palace. The ninth Duchess gives unique first-hand insight into life at the very pinnacle of English society in the Edwardian era.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining w/ very distracting mispronunciation

    • By elizabeth on 10-06-13

    Regular price: $27.99