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People/Characters: Jessica Mitford

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Avid Reader by Robert Gottlieb
Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford by Jessica Mitford
Diana Mosley: A Life by Jan Dalley
Diana Mosley: Mitford Beauty, British Fascist, Hitler's Angel by Anne de Courcy
Hons and Rebels by Jessica Mitford
The House of Mitford by Jonathan Guinness
In Tearing Haste: Letters between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor by Patrick Leigh Fermor
Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford by Leslie Brody
Life in a Cold Climate: Nancy Mitford: The Biography by Laura Thompson
The Mitford Family Album by Sophia Murphy
Die Mitford Sisters by Karlheinz Schädlich
The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters by Charlotte Mosley
Nancy Mitford by Selina Hastings
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
Poison Penmanship: The Gentle Art of Muckraking (New York Review Books Classics) by Jessica Mitford
The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family by Mary S. Lovell
The Six: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters by Laura Thompson
Unity Mitford: A Quest by David Pryce-Jones
Wait for Me!: Memoirs by Deborah Mitford
Wild Women in the Kitchen: 101 Rambunctious Recipes & 99 Tasty Tales by Nicole Alper

Character description

Jessica Lucy Freeman-Mitford (1917–1996), known as Decca, was one of the famous Mitford sisters. She left England and home at age 19 and moved to San Francisco but lived in Oakland, California for most of her life. She was a noted activist in civil rights causes and left-wing politics. Her most famous book was the expose, "The American Way of Death."

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