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The King's speech

Author: Mark Logue; Peter J Conradi
Publisher: New York : Sterling, 2010. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the life of the Australian speech therapist who helped the English king, George VI, overcome a lifelong speech disorder and become an eloquent leader of his people during the difficult days of World War II.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Logue; Peter J Conradi
ISBN: 9781402786761 140278676X
OCLC Number: 676727451
Description: xiv, 242 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits. ; 24 cm.
Contents: God save the King --
The "common colonial" --
Passage to England --
Growing pains --
Diagnosis --
Court dress with feathers --
The calm before the storm --
Edward VIII's 327 days --
In the shadow of the coronation --
After the coronation --
The path to war --
"Kill the Austrian house painter" --
Dunkirk and the dark days --
The tide turns --
Victory --
The last words.
Responsibility: Mark Logue and Peter Conradi.

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Presents the life of the Australian speech therapist who helped the English king, George VI, overcome a lifelong speech disorder and become an eloquent leader of his people during the difficult days of World War II.

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