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That woman : the life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

Author: Anne Sebba
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"One of Britain's most distinguished biographers turns her focus on one of the most vilified women of the last century. Historian Anne Sebba has written the first full biography by a woman of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, which sheds light on the fascinating and enigmatic American divorcee who nearly became Queen of England."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Wallis Warfield Windsor, Duchess of; Edward Windsor, Duke of; Wallis Warfield Windsor, Duchess of; Edward Windsor, Duke of; Edward Windsor, Duke of; Wallis Warfield Windsor, Duchess of
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Sebba
ISBN: 9781250002969 1250002966
OCLC Number: 740627030
Description: xvi, 344 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Becoming Wallis : she has the Warfield look --
Understanding Wallis : I am naturally gay and flirtatious --
Wallis in wonderland : too good for a woman --
Wallis on the lookout : I can't go on wandering for the rest of my life --
Wallis on the sidelines : I suppose I'll have to take the fatal plunge one of these days --
Wallis in control : keeping up with 2 men is making me move all the time --
Wallis out of control : I have of course been under a most awful strain with Ernest and H.M. --
Wallis in the witness box : I've been pretty flattened out by the world in general --
Wallis on the run : concentrate on the legal side now --
Wallis in exile : mummy dear, isn't it nice to have a Royal Family again --
Wallis at war : and with all her charity, she had not a word to say for "That Woman" --
Wallis grits her teeth : "Les Anglais" are very strange people, I find --
Best-dressed Wallis : the Windsors' prestige is not what it used to be --
Wallis alone : all the wicked things she's done in her life.
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"One of Britain's most distinguished biographers turns her focus on one of the most vilified women of the last century. Historian Anne Sebba has written the first full biography by a woman of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, which sheds light on the fascinating and enigmatic American divorcee who nearly became Queen of England."--Provided by publisher.

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