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The Queen Mother's century

Author: Robert Lacey
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Photographs and classic newspaper front pages trace the life of the Queen Mother in context with the great events of the century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen consort of George VI King of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen consort of George VI King of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen consort of George VI King of Great Britain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lacey
ISBN: 0316511544 9780316511544 0316852392 9780316852395
OCLC Number: 41869068
Description: 132 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: 1900-1913, Childhhod --
1914-1918, World War I --
1919-1922, Courtship --
1923-1925, Marriage --
1926-1935, Family life --
1936, Abdication --
1937-1938, Coronation --
1939-1945, Finest hour --
1946-1952, Queen Elizabeth --
1953-1976, Queen Mother --
1977-1999, Great grandmother.
Responsibility: Robert Lacey.

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The Queen Mother's Century is a pictorial tribute which shows the public face and the private world of Britain's most beloved and enduring royal figure.  Read more...

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'the photographs are charming and the story is compelling.' IRISH INDEPENDENT 'It will become a classic for the royal reference book shelf but it is also a riveting good read.' WOLVERHAMPTON, Read more...

 
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