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- "A 'Double Valentine' to Newport" The Newport Daily Times
The book is full of sumptuous photography; even the inside end-papers combine with the inside cover to create a double-page image of a glorious seaside.
Over the 224 pages of the book, readers will find a treasure trove of insider information into the lifestyles of those who are part and parcel of Newport today, and whose guardianship of the past continues into the future. A layer below the splendid mansions that are open to the public is a lifestyle of affluence that is quietly being lived by the people profiled in this book.
Twelve gorgeous pictures of Newport, Rhode Island, from Bettie Bearden Pardee's new book, Living Newport: Houses, People, Style.
- "An Afternoon with Bettie Bearden Pardee, Author of Living Newport: Houses, People, Style" The Newport Stylephile
- "Inspirations for Living & Enjoying a Gracious Lifestyle" The Daily Basics
- "Big, Colorful Coffee-Table Books of History, R.I. Interest and a Stiff Drink" The Providence Journal
If you like a good mansion tour (but never get to see all you want), you’ll like Living Newport (Glitterati Inc., 224 pages, $65) — a sequel to Pardee’s Private Newport: At Home and in the Garden. Divided into seasons and featuring 17 properties, it gives you a tour not offered by the historical society.