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Sisters Of Fortune : America's Caton Sisters At Home And Abroad (2011, original release: 2010)


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Published: New York : Touchstone Books, 2011, c2010
Edition:  1st Touchstone hardcover ed
Description:  xxii, 393 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451607611 (hc.), 145160761X (hc.), 145160761X :,
Language:  English

First published in Great Britain in 2010 by Chatto & Windus

The first American heiresses took Britain by storm in 1816, two generations before the great late Victorian beauties. Marianne, Louisa, Emily and Bess Caton were descended from the first settlers in Maryland, and brought up in Baltimore by their grandfather Charles Carroll, one of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence

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