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The Firm : the troubled life of the House of Windsor

Author: Penny Junor
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a candid look at the members of the British royal family, focusing on the years following the death of Princess Diana to the present day.
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Named Person: House of Windsor; Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Junor
ISBN: 0312352743 9780312352745
OCLC Number: 59360110
Description: xxi, 442 p., [15] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1 An Extraordinary Way to Live 1 --
2 Keeping House 11 --
3 Winds of Change 20 --
4 188 Recommendations 30 --
5 Communication 44 --
6 Lessons Learnt 52 --
7 Diana 61 --
8 The Duty of an Heir 71 --
9 Not Waving: Drowning 79 --
10 Camilla and the Future 90 --
11 From Bad to Worse 99 --
12 What If? 108 --
13 Mrs PB 113 --
14 Lord Blackadder 119 --
15 Battle of the Palaces 127 --
16 Master of Spin 134 --
17 Planes, Trains and Automobiles 139 --
18 Beyond the Dreams of Avarice 149 --
19 All the King's Horses - The Private Queen 159 --
20 The Sport of Kings 166 --
21 Representing the Nation to Itself 173 --
22 Coming to Grief 186 --
23 Pomp and Ceremony 194 --
24 Charity Begins at Home 199 --
25 The Rough with the Smooth 206 --
26 A Moment of Madness 218 --
27 The Key to the Door 221 --
28 Community Spirit 232 --
29 A Thankless Task 244 --
30 Changing the World 251 --
31 Maundy Thursday and Fixtures in the Calendar 257 --
32 Pressing the Flesh 266 --
33 Crossing Continents 281 --
34 Gongs and Garden Parties 294 --
35 Voluntary Service 306 --
36 Media Menace 322 --
37 Temporary Stand-off 332 --
38 Burrell 338 --
39 Allegations and Denials 349 --
40 Bear Traps 361 --
41 In the Genes 379 --
43 The Way Ahead 415.
Responsibility: Penny Junor.
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Presents a candid look at the members of the British royal family, focusing on the years following the death of Princess Diana to the present day.

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