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Title:
That woman : the life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor
Author:
Sebba, Anne.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
xvi, 344 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25cm
Summary:
"One of Britain's most distinguished biographers turns her focus on one of the most vilified women of the last century. Historian Anne Sebba has written the first full biography by a woman of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, which sheds light on the fascinating and enigmatic American divorcee who nearly became Queen of England."--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Becoming Wallis : she has the Warfield look -- Understanding Wallis : I am naturally gay and flirtatious -- Wallis in wonderland : too good for a woman -- Wallis on the lookout : I can't go on wandering for the rest of my life -- Wallis on the sidelines : I suppose I'll have to take the fatal plunge one of these days -- Wallis in control : keeping up with 2 men is making me move all the time -- Wallis out of control : I have of course been under a most awful strain with Ernest and H.M. -- Wallis in the witness box : I've been pretty flattened out by the world in general -- Wallis on the run : concentrate on the legal side now -- Wallis in exile : mummy dear, isn't it nice to have a Royal Family again -- Wallis at war : and with all her charity, she had not a word to say for "That Woman" -- Wallis grits her teeth : "Les Anglais" are very strange people, I find -- Best-dressed Wallis : the Windsors' prestige is not what it used to be -- Wallis alone : all the wicked things she's done in her life.
ISBN:
9781250002969
Format :
Book

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