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The Resource A lady, first : my life in the Kennedy White House and the American embassies of Paris and Rome, Letitia Baldrige

A lady, first : my life in the Kennedy White House and the American embassies of Paris and Rome, Letitia Baldrige

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A lady, first : my life in the Kennedy White House and the American embassies of Paris and Rome
Title
A lady, first
Title remainder
my life in the Kennedy White House and the American embassies of Paris and Rome
Statement of responsibility
Letitia Baldrige
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letitia Baldrige is well known for her bestselling books on etiquette and is a much sought-after commentator on American style. Now, she writes of her life as a tenacious and successful woman who worked behind the scenes in some of the most exciting places after World War II and at the height of America's international glory. The romance of Baldrige's first job in Paris with American Ambassador David Bruce's wife, Evangeline, is only the beginning of her lively tale. From working with Clare Booth Luce in Rome in the early 1950s to becoming the first woman executive for Tiffany & Co. to being the social secretary in the Kennedy White House, Baldrige has led a glamorous, high-spirited life, and A Lady, First shares a wonderful vicarious experience of her adventures. Letitia Baldrige is a joy to read<U+2014>she is stylish, chic, and always polite, and she manages to be a feminist and a lady at the same time. Like Katharine Graham and Liz Smith, she has lived her life among celebrities and history makers and has the stories to prove it. She continues to be an inspiration as the founder of Letitia Baldrige Enterprises, one of the first companies in the world to be founded and run by a female CEO
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baldrige, Letitia
Dewey number
  • 973.922/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.B316
LC item number
A3 2001
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baldrige, Letitia
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy
  • Social secretaries
  • Businesswomen
Target audience
adult
Label
A lady, first : my life in the Kennedy White House and the American embassies of Paris and Rome, Letitia Baldrige
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670894536
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001026544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
47056298
Label
A lady, first : my life in the Kennedy White House and the American embassies of Paris and Rome, Letitia Baldrige
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670894536
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001026544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
47056298

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