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Daughter of empire : my life as a Mountbatten

Author: Pamela Hicks; Corrie James
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Few families can boast of not one but two saints among their ancestors, a great-aunt who was the last tsarina of Russia, a father who was Grace Kelly's pinup, and a grandmother who was not only a princess but could also argue the finer points of naval law. Pamela Mountbatten entered a remarkable family when she was born at the very end of the Roaring Twenties. As the younger daughter of the glamorous heiress Edwina  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Additional Physical Format: Source record:
Hicks, Pamela.
Daughter of empire.
[Old Saybrook, Ct.] : Tantor Media, Inc., 2014
(OCoLC)863432996
Named Person: Pamela Hicks; Pamela Hicks
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Hicks; Corrie James
ISBN: 9781452618746 1452618747 9781452698748 1452698740
OCLC Number: 868150734
Performer(s): Read by Corrie James.
Target Audience: General adult.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: Lady Pamela Hicks.

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Few families can boast of not one but two saints among their ancestors, a great-aunt who was the last tsarina of Russia, a father who was Grace Kelly's pinup, and a grandmother who was not only a princess but could also argue the finer points of naval law. Pamela Mountbatten entered a remarkable family when she was born at the very end of the Roaring Twenties. As the younger daughter of the glamorous heiress Edwina Ashley and Lord Louis Mountbatten, Pamela spent much of her early life with her sister, nannies, and servants-and a menagerie that included, at different times, a bear, two wallabies, a mongoose, and a lion. Her parents each had lovers who lived openly with the family. The house was always full of guests like Sir Winston Churchill ...

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