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The white queen

Author: Philippa Gregory; Susan Lyons
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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A knight's widow in 1461, Elizabeth employs her considerable charms to reel in the biggest catch of all--virile King Edward IV. When their clandestine marriage comes to light, powerful enemies eye Elizabeth with contempt. After Edward dies suddenly in 1483, his brother usurps the throne, imprisoning Elizabeth's sons--the rightful heirs--and forcing her to flee. Humiliated and grief-stricken, Elizabeth unleashes her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen consort of Edward IV King of England; Edward, King of England; Richard, Duke of York; Richard, King of England; Edward, King of England; Elizabeth, Queen consort of Edward IV King of England; Richard, Duke of York; Richard, King of England
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Philippa Gregory; Susan Lyons
ISBN: 9781440741920 : 1440741921
OCLC Number: 440183292
Notes: Compact disc.
Performer(s): Narrated by Susan Lyons.
Description: 13 audio discs (15 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Philippa Gregory.

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A knight's widow in 1461, Elizabeth employs her considerable charms to reel in the biggest catch of all--virile King Edward IV. When their clandestine marriage comes to light, powerful enemies eye Elizabeth with contempt. After Edward dies suddenly in 1483, his brother usurps the throne, imprisoning Elizabeth's sons--the rightful heirs--and forcing her to flee. Humiliated and grief-stricken, Elizabeth unleashes her most effective weapon--her eldest daughter.

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