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Jessica Mitford

Journalist, Activist (11-Sep-1917 — 23-Jul-1996)


Mary S. Lovell. The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family. W. W. Norton & Company. 2001.

Jessica Mitford. Hons and Rebels. London: Victor Gollancz. 1960. 222pp. US title, Daughters and Rebels: The Autobiography of Jessica Mitford.

Jessica Mitford. A Fine Old Conflict. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1977. 333pp.

Peter Y. Sussman (editor). Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford. Alfred A. Knopf. 2006.


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  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1022)

  8. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1004-05)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.690)

  10. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.201)

  11. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.327)

  12. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.1, pp.460-62)

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