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George VI

Author: Sarah Bradford
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this major biography of George VI, Sarah Bradford draws on new archive material, previously unknown or suppressed, and privileged interviews with members of the royal circle to present an acclaimed portrait of a man not born to be king, but who stepped out of his brother's shadow to lead his country through war, austerity and social change, laying the foundations for the reign of his daughter, Elizabeth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Bradford
ISBN: 9780241956090 0241956099
OCLC Number: 701021644
Description: xvii, 668 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Sarah Bradford.

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King George VI reigned through taxing times. Acceding to the throne upon his brother's abdication, he was immediately confronted with the turmoil in European politics leading up to the Second World  Read more...

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