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Nothing like a dame : the scandals of Shirley Porter

Author: Andrew Hosken
Publisher: London : Granta, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the Tesco's heiress who shot to power and notoriety in the 1980s has never been told before. The fall-out from her reign in Westminster united opposition from all corners of public life, from Ken Livingstone to Margaret Thatcher, Nigella Lawson to the Queen of Holland, Westminster refuse workers to the Billy Fury fan club. The gerrymandering scandal at the heart of her policies eventually lead to Dame  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hosken, Andrew.
Nothing like a dame.
London : Granta, 2006
(OCoLC)607833866
Online version:
Hosken, Andrew.
Nothing like a dame.
London : Granta, 2006
(OCoLC)609357775
Named Person: Shirley Porter; Shirley Porter
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hosken
ISBN: 9781862078093 1862078092
OCLC Number: 62479273
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 372 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Andrew Hosken.
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Presenting an account of one of the strangest episodes in British political history, this book tells of Shirley Porter's wealthy upbringing as the daughter of Jack Cohen, the founder of Tesco, her  Read more...

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