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Rose : My Life in Service to Lady Astor



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"Lady Astor's personal maid reveals her 'upstairs, downstairs' relationships with England's grandest family...Fascinating and deliciously readable!" - The New York Times Book Review In 1928, Rosina H arrison arrived at the illustrious household of the Astor family to take up her new position as personal maid to the infamously unconventional Lady Astor, who sat in Parliament, entertained royalty, and traveled the world. "She's not a lady as you would understand a lady" was the butler's ominous warning. But no one expected that the iron-willed Lady Astor was about to meet her match in the no-nonsense, whip-smart girl from the country.

Author Biography

Rosina Harrison (1899-1989) served as Lady Nancy Astor's personal maid for over thirty-five years and was the author of two books.

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