The Baroness

The Baroness

The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild

Book - 2013
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A biography of the author's great-aunt, jazz patroness Nica de Koenigswarter, drawing on family records to examine the traditions that shaped her youth, her marriage to Baron Jules de Koenigswarter, and her role in supporting the New York jazz world.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2013]
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780307961983
0307961982
Characteristics: 285 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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SnoIsleLib_JenniferK Apr 21, 2017

One of those really fascinating biographies that illuminates, not just the life of the person (Pannonica de Koenigswarter, née Rothschild) but the worlds in which she lived.

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jazpur
Jul 30, 2015

In a word: fascinating.

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CRAIGEEJ
Jan 17, 2015

Love the way she took control of her life and the relationship between her and the monks strange but beautiful.

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