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Elizabeth : a biography of Britain's Queen

Author: Sarah Bradford
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Biography of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II from her birth to the age of seventy, examining her roles as celebrity, symbol of British history, executive, and mother, with information drawn from first-hand observances of the royals and interviews with friends, politicians, courtiers, and Palace employees.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Bradford
ISBN: 0374147493 9780374147495
OCLC Number: 33440148
Description: xi, 564 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Destiny --
Princess in an ivory tower --
Heiress --
Windsor war --
Princely marriage --
Edinburghs --
Sovereign lady --
Dark princess --
"The world's sweetheart" --
Tweed and diamonds --
Mountbatten-Windsor --
Advise, consult and warn --
Head of the family --
Daylight upon magic --
Extended family --
Grim fairy-tales --
Family at war --
Elizabeth R.
Responsibility: Sarah Bradford.

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Biography of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II from her birth to the age of seventy, examining her roles as celebrity, symbol of British history, executive, and mother, with information drawn from first-hand observances of the royals and interviews with friends, politicians, courtiers, and Palace employees.

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