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Lady Hester : Queen of the East

Author: Lorna Gibb
Publisher: London : Faber, 2006, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features the biography of a great British traveller - the tall, headstrong, and charismatic Lady Hester Stanhope, who defied social convention to become a powerful figure in the Middle East.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Hester Stanhope, Lady; Hester Stanhope, Lady; Hester Lucy Stanhope
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorna Gibb
ISBN: 0571217540 9780571217540
OCLC Number: 64555073
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: xvi, 268 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Lorna Gibb.

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"'A gripping narrative of a unique woman. Vividly evokes the culture and atmosphere of the East.' Sunday Telegraph 'Flawlessly written.' Frances Wilson, Guardian 'Enthralling... Charts the fate of a Read more...

 
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