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Sebba, Anne

Overview
Works: 51 works in 146 publications in 2 languages and 7,242 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Anecdotes  Juvenile works 
Roles: Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: BX4406.5.Z8, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anne Sebba
That woman : the life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor by Anne Sebba ( Book )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"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
Mother Teresa : beyond the image by Anne Sebba ( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this riveting book, Anne Sebba gives us the first unbiased and balanced account of Mother Teresa's life and work. It is the first to put her in a social, historical, and geographic context, and the first to assess the future for the four thousand nuns in her worldwide Order
American Jennie : the remarkable life of Lady Randolph Churchill by Anne Sebba ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Brooklyn-born Jennie Jerome married into the British aristocracy in 1874, after a three-day romance. She became Lady Randolph Churchill, wife of a maverick politician and mother of the most famous British statesman of the century"--Amazon
Jennie Churchill Winston's American mother by Anne Sebba ( )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sebba reveals it took an American beauty just three days to land Lord Randolph Churchill. Eight months after the marriage, Lady Jennie bore their son Winston. Using her charms to advance her husband and son, Jennie discreetly seduces 200 or more paramours--including the Prince of Wales
Enid Bagnold : the authorized biography by Anne Sebba ( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samplers : five centuries of a gentle craft by Anne Sebba ( Book )
5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laura Ashley : a life by design by Anne Sebba ( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of Laura Ashley who became one of the leading influences on British design and marketing this century
Jennie Churchill : Winston's American mother by Anne Sebba ( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After a three day romance, in 1874 Brooklyn-born Jennie Jerome married into the British aristocracy to become Lady Randolph Churchill. At a time when women were afforded few freedoms, she was a cornerstone of high society and a behind-the-scenes political dynamo." "However it was Jennie's love life that marked her out, causing scandal in its day and earning her the epithet 'more panther than woman'. She was sexually fearless at a time when women were supposed to be sexually vapid. Yet, in other ways, Jennie was deeply loyal to her husband. When he was dying of syphilIs she took him on a round-the-world trip to conceal his violence and mania. He returned in a straitjacket with only weeks to live." "After Randolph's death her great project become her son, Winston, with whom she was entwined in intense mutual dependency. Jennie died suddenly in 1921 after a dramatic fall downstairs, having tripped over her high heels. Although Winston was not to become the nation's leader for another two decades, he had already acquired from his mother an unshakeable faith in his destiny." "With unprecedented access to private family correspondence, newly discovered archival material and interviews with Jennie's two surviving granddaughters, Anne Sebba draws a vivid and frank portrait of her subject. She repositions Jennie as woman who refused to be cowed by her era's customary repression of women. Neither a bad mother nor a sexually predatory wife, Jennie Churchill was creative and passionate, determined to live life to the full."--BOOK JACKET
Battling for news : the rise of the woman reporter by Anne Sebba ( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mother Teresa a life of devotion ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From her childhood in Yugoslavia to the Nobel Peace Prize, when called to serve by God, she responded like no other in modern times. Mother Teresa's phenomenal labors on behalf of the poor, unwanted and needy earned her the name the Saint of the Gutters. For over 50 years, Mother Teresa dedicated herself to the poorest of the poor. The order she founded the Missionaries of Charity grew to encompass over 3,000 members working in 25 countries. She earned countless accolades and awards, yet as her fame and influence grew, she remained unchanged, giving all she had to help the least fortunate
Mother Teresa by Anne Sebba ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the nun who founded the order known as "The Congregation of the Missionaries of Charity" to work with the sick and destitute in Calcutta and other places and who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979
The exiled collector : William Bankes and the making of an English country house by Anne Sebba ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That woman the life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor by Anne Sebba ( )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is the first full scale biography of Wallis Simpson to be written by a woman, exploring the mind of one of the most glamorous and reviled figures of the Twentieth Century, a character who played prominently in the blockbuster film The King's Speech.This is the story of the American divorcee notorious for allegedly seducing a British king off his throne. "That woman," so called by Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, was born Bessie Wallis Warfield in 1896 in Baltimore
Margot Fonteyn by Anne Sebba ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the renowned prima ballerina whose career spanned more than forty years
Jennie Churchill Winston Churchill's mother by Anne Sebba ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sebba reveals it took an American beauty just three days to land Lord Randolph Churchill. Eight months after the marriage, Lady Jennie bore their son Winston. Using her charms to advance her husband and son, Jennie discreetly seduces 200 or more paramours--including the Prince of Wales
That woman by Anne Sebba ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That woman by Anne Sebba ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Safe passage : the remarkable true story of two sisters who rescued Jews from the Nazis by Ida Cook ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The remarkable true story of British sisters who rescued Jews from the Nazis. "You never know what you can do until you refuse to take no for an answer .. ."
Madre Teresa de Calcuta : más allá de la imagen by Anne Sebba ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor by Anne Sebba ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first serious yet sympathetic biography by a woman of the Duchess of Windsor, the former Mrs Simpson
 
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Alternative Names
Rubinstein, Anne
Rubinstein, Anne, 1951-
Rubinstein, Anne Marietta, 1951-
Sebba, Anne, 1951-
セバ, アン
Languages
English (101)
Spanish (4)
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