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Living with the Laird: A Love Affair with a Man and his Mansion

Living with the Laird: A Love Affair with a Man and his Mansion (Paperback)

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A captivating memoir of one woman's relationship with a man and his mansion.When Belinda Rathbone, a New York art historian, met eccentric Anglo-Scots bachelor John Ouchterlony it was the start of a story of clashing cultures and crumbling houses. After a whirlwind romance she married the man - and his 400 acre estate and decrepit mansion in Scotland. In her charming and moving account of their time together she reveals her many discoveries about this strange world - not just the persistence of lino, and family history ancient and recent, but the value of dead elms, the art of the Aga, yoga with the aristocracy, and the vitally important business of producing an heir...

History & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaLocal history Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 01/03/2007 ISBN-13: 9780007246212  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Belinda Rathbone is a photography historian who has written widely on modern and contemporary photographers. She is the author of 'Walker Evans: A Biography', a New York Times Notable Book of 1995, and has contributed to magazines such as House & Garden and Architectural Digest. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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