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6 edition of Beaverbrook found in the catalog.

Beaverbrook

a shattered legacy

by Jacques Poitras

  • 327 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Goose Lane Editions in Fredricton, NB .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, -- Baron, -- 1879-1964.,
  • Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, -- Baron, -- 1879-1964 -- Family.,
  • Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, -- Baron, -- 1879-1964 -- Art collections.,
  • Beaverbrook Art Gallery -- History.,
  • Philanthropists -- Canada -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-308) and index.

    StatementJacques Poitras.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA566.9.B37 P65 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317 p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17028849M
    ISBN 100864924976
    ISBN 109780864924971
    LC Control Number2007531723

    Set in over acres of grounds, Beaverbrook is an idyllic setting to explore, whether it’s roaming in wild meadows, fishing in the trout filled lake, playing tennis, exploring hidden gardens and treehouses with the family or strolling in vast woodlands. Indoors there’s a private cinema and wine tasting with the Head Sommelier. Book a table The Garden House Restaurant Scroll to explore Dining is and always was a great artistic opportunity Please pick the date and time you would like to reserve one of our tables from the form below. We look forward to seeing you soon. View menu.

    Located in Leatherhead, Beaverbrook offers 5-star accommodation with free bikes. This 5-star hotel features free WiFi, a garden, fitness and spa facilities. The hotel features also children's playground and a hour front desk/10(). Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Taylor, A.J.P. (Alan John Percivale), Beaverbrook. New York, Simon and.

    The Garden House Restaurant For explorers of food Scroll to explore In an English country garden Tucked away behind our traditional walled kitchen garden, you’ll find The Garden House Restaurant – a place where comforting, home-cooked dishes and interiors inspired by the surrounding gardens conspire to create a delightful dining experience. Book a table Main .   Shortlisted, BC Award for Canadian Non-Fiction and National Business Book Award. For the first time, the fully documented story of the unravelling of the Beaverbrook legacy. From humble beginnings, Max Aitken, later Lord Beaverbrook, rose to the heights of politics and business. His philanthropy knew no bounds, or so it : Goose Lane Editions.


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This new biography has to establish that it adds to Taylor’s work. It certainly does not replace it. But Williams writes fluently and wisely, and judges the Beaver’s reputation in the new light of a declining press, a low and dishonest political class, and 21st-century sensitivities about race and gender which would have baffled the young Max Aitken.

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