Cover image for Elizabeth the Queen : the life of a modern monarch
Title:
Elizabeth the Queen : the life of a modern monarch
Author:
Smith, Sally Bedell, 1948-
Personal Author:
Edition:
[Large print edition].
Publication Information:
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, [2012]

©2012
Physical Description:
887 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Drawing on numerous interviews and never-before-revealed documents, acclaimed biographer Sally Bedell Smith pulls back the curtain to show in intimate detail the public and private lives of Queen Elizabeth II, who has led her country and Commonwealth through the wars and upheavals of the last sixty years with unparalleled composure, intelligence, and grace.
General Note:
Originally published: New York : Random House, 2011.
Language:
English
Contents:
A royal education -- Love match -- Destiny calls -- "Ready, girls?" -- Affairs of state -- Made for television -- New beginnings -- Refuge in routines -- Daylight on the magic -- Ring of silence -- "Not bloody likely" -- Felling the love -- Iron lady and English rose -- A very special relationship -- Family fractures -- Annus Horribilis -- Tragedy abd tradition -- Love and grief -- Moving pictures -- A soldier at heart -- Long live the queen.
ISBN:
9781410445278
Format :
Book

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