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Title:
The Riviera set : glitz, glamour, and the hidden world of high society
Author:
Lovell, Mary S., author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Pegasus books hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Pegasus Books, 2017.

©2017
Physical Description:
viii, 434 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
The story of the group of people who lived, partied, bed-hopped and politicked at the Chateau de l'Horizon near Cannes, covering a span of forty years, from the time when Coco Chanel made southern French tans fashionable in the twenties to the death of the playboy Prince Aly Khan in 1960.
Language:
English
Contents:
In the beginning ... Jessie Dermot -- Miss Maxine Elliott -- Hartsbourne -- Maxine's war -- Courtesans and Assignations -- Winston -- A new King -- Final fling -- The lights go out over Europe -- War on the Riviera -- Return of peace -- Prince Aly Khan -- Rita Hayworth -- "A marriage has been arranged" -- Wedding of the century -- Marital troubles -- Changes -- Causes and effects -- End of an era -- Epilogue -- Postscript.
Genre:
ISBN:
9781681775159
Format :
Book