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McCaddon, Wanda

Overview
Works: 19 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 1,815 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Personal narratives‡vDutch  History  Personal narratives  Love stories  Records and correspondence  Historical fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PR6011.O58, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wanda McCaddon
Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey the lost legacy of Highclere Castle by Fiona Carnarvon ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon. Lady Almina was the daughter of a wealthy industrialist, Alfred de Rothschild, who married his daughter off at a young age, her dowry serving as a crucial link in the effort to preserve the Earl of Carnarvon's ancestral home. Throwing open the doors of Highclere Castle to tend to the wounded of World War I, Lady Almina distinguished herself as a brave and remarkable woman
The seamstress a memoir of survival by Sara Tuvel Bernstein ( )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Growing up, Sara (Seren) Tuvel was the smartest, most ambitious girl in her Romanian mountain village. When she won and accepted a scholarship to a Gentiles-only Gymnasium, she was forced to make a decision that would change her path forever. At thirteen, faced with a teacher's anti-Semitism, Seren walked out of her classroom and into a new existence. She became the apprentice to a seamstress, and her skill with needle and thread enabled her again and again to patch the fraying pieces of her life. As the Nazis encircled the country and bombs rained down, Seren stitched her way to survival, scraping together enough money to provide for her family. When she, her younger sister Esther, and two friends were sent to the Ravensbruck concentration camp in Germany, the four girls became one another's shelter
The duchess by Amanda Foreman ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amanda Foreman, a Londoner, freelance journalist, and Oxford graduate, presents the captivating story of Lady Georgiana Spencer, the Duchess of Devonshire. In 1774, Georgiana married wealthy aristocrat and fifth duke of Devonshire, William Cavendish. The marriage spoiled immediately, and Georgiana, noted for her style and political involvement, yet limited as a woman by law, dealt with her adulterous and cold husband through secret substance and gambling addictions as well as illicit romances
A room with a view by E. M Forster ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Room With a View portrays the love of a British woman for an expatriate living in Italy, a country which to Forster represents the forces of true passion. Caught up in a world of social snobbery, Forster's heroine, Lucy Honeychurch, finds herself constrained by the claustrophobic influence of her British guardians, who encourage her to take up with a well-connected boor. When she regrets that her hotel room has no view, a member of the lower class offers to trade rooms with her
Lives like loaded guns [Emily Dickinson and her family's feuds] by Lyndall Gordon ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lyndall Gordon, an award-winning biographer, tells the riveting story of the Dickinsons, and reveals Emily as a very different woman from the pale, lovelorn recluse that exists in the popular imagination
The lives of the kings and queens of England by Antonia Fraser ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This magnificent story of 1,000 years of English history is told through the lives and deeds of the Kings and Queens, from the Normans to the Windsors. Understand how the power of the crown has changed with the times and according to the character and ability of each monarch. Eight special contributors use the wealth of their expertise to succinctly capture the fascinating spectrum of royal life. Revised in 1998, this edition offers expanded coverage of the House of Windsor including events that have greatly affected the Royal Family
Lady almina and the real downton abbey [the lost legacy of highclere castle] by Fiona Carnarvon ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Countess of Carnarvon comes the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for the PBS series Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants: Lady Almina, the fifth Countess of Carnarvon
The hiding place by Corrie Ten Boom ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old Dutch watchmaker and his two daughters become the center of a major underground operation: to hide Jewish refugees from the occupying Germans. They break all the rules to save the lives of men, women, and children being hunted by the Nazis. The cost of their bravery is betrayal, and they end up in the dreaded Ravensbruck concentration camp. Nevertheless, they continue their efforts to save those around them
Rose my life in service to Lady Astor by Rosina Harrison ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides the author's account of working as the personal maid for the American-born Lady Astor
Albert Einstein creator and rebel by Banesh Hoffmann ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Banesh Hoffmann, a noted scientist himself, was a friend and collaborator with Albert Einstein. On these pages, we come to know Albert Einstein as the "backward" child; the academic outcast; the reluctant world celebrity; the exile; the pacifist; the philosopher; the humanitarian; the tragically saddened "father" of the atomic bomb; and above all, the unceasing searcher after scientific truth. At the same time, we are given a superb and essential introduction to the creative process and the concepts that shattered an age-old view of the universe and ushered in a revolution whose reverberations continue to touch us all
Lady Catherine, the earl, and the real Downton Abbey by Fiona Carnarvon ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey, a transporting companion piece to the New York Times bestseller Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey, tells the story of Catherine Wendell, the beautiful and spirited American who married Lady Almina's son, the man who would become the 6th Earl of Carnarvon
Picasso creator and destroyer by Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington ( )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This landmark biography penetrates the barriers of legend to bring to full and intimate life a man whose burning passions--for painting, women, and ideas--were matched by a compulsion to invent reality in his life no less than in his art
Read my heart a love story in England's age of revolution by Jane Dunn ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The remarkable love story of Dorothy Osborne and Sir William Temple describes a unique intellectual and passionate partnership that survived political chaos, the plague, the Great Fire of London, and the deaths of their nine children
The life and times of William Shakespeare by Peter Levi ( )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This authoritative and extremely readable biography is the first since the Victorian Age to pay full attention to Shakespeare's life and times and their numerous subtle connections to his works. Peter Levi emphasizes the background of Shakespeare's life: the local and national events that shaped his experiences, his family and friends, and the Elizabethan people with whom he shared his life and populated his plays. Bringing together new research and new discoveries and reexamining the famous legends about Shakespeare, Levi uses the writings of modern historians to shed light on the poet's life
Anecdotes of destiny by Isak Dinesen ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of five short stories set in various parts of the world
Tramp for the Lord by Corrie Ten Boom ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her release from a concentration camp, Corrie ten Boom set out to become what she calls a "tramp for the Lord," traveling around the world at the direction of God and proclaiming His message everywhere. Throughout her life-long experiences, she has learned a few lessons in God's great classroom, which she now shares with listeners. Corrie introduces us to her former prison guard, who asks her for forgiveness; a war-crippled lawyer with a soul as twisted and deformed as his limbs; a travel agent who learned that her ultimate destination could not be found on any map; a missionary mother whose unwanted babe ended up saving her life. All these touchingly human vignettes from her life and travels are intertwined with the unique teaching truth that has sustained Corrie ten Boom throughout her days
In the company of others by Jory Graham ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cancer patient Graham writes on the issue that cancer patiens be accepted as self-directed individuals with the right to make choices about their lives and deaths
The duchess [sound recording (unabridged CD audiobook) by Amanda Foreman ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amanda Foreman, a Londoner, freelance journalist, and Oxford graduate, presents the captivating story of Lady Georgiana Spencer, the Duchess of Devonshire. In 1774, Georgiana married wealthy aristocrat and fifth duke of Devonshire, William Cavendish. The marriage spoiled immediately, and Georgiana, noted for her style and political involvement, yet limited as a woman by law, dealt with her adulterous and cold husband through secret substance and gambling addictions as well as illicit romances
A room with a view original + ungekürzt ; unabridged reading ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
MacCaddon, Wanda
Mc Caddon, Wanda
Languages
English (69)
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