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The king's speech : [how one man saved the British monarchy]

Author: Mark Logue; Peter Conradi; Simon Vance; Tantor Media.
Publisher: Old Saybrook, CT : Tantor Audio, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Albert, Duke of York began to see speech therapist Lionel Logue in a desperate bid to cure his lifelong stammer. Little did the two men know that this unlikely friendship would ultimately save the House of Windsor from collapse. The amiable Logue gave the shy young Duke the skills and the confidence to stand and deliver before a crowd. And when his elder brother, Edward VIII, abdicated the throne to marry for love,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Lionel Logue; Lionel Logue; George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen consort of George VI King of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen consort of George VI King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain; Lionel Logue
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Logue; Peter Conradi; Simon Vance; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781452601304 : 1452601305
OCLC Number: 701930337
Notes: Subtitle from container.
"Based on the recently discovered diaries of Lionel Logue"--Container.
"This audio book includes the complete speech delivered by King George VI to his people on September 3, 1939, the day Britain declared war on Germany"--Container.
Performer(s): Read by Simon Vance.
Description: 6 sound discs (7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Mark Logue and Peter Conradi.

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Albert, Duke of York began to see speech therapist Lionel Logue in a desperate bid to cure his lifelong stammer. Little did the two men know that this unlikely friendship would ultimately save the House of Windsor from collapse. The amiable Logue gave the shy young Duke the skills and the confidence to stand and deliver before a crowd. And when his elder brother, Edward VIII, abdicated the throne to marry for love, 'Bertie' was able to assume the reins of power as King George VI.

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