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The infamous life of Emma Hamilton

Author: Kate Williams
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Hutchinson, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aged only 12, Emma Hamilton set off for London as a domestic servant, and, within a very short space of time, this indomitable woman became the mistress of an aristocrat. Based on many letters, this a story of high drama and glittering society, and of one woman's overwhelming determination to be a star.
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Named Person: Emma Hamilton, Lady
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Williams
ISBN: 0091794749 9780091794743
OCLC Number: 851779025
Awards: Shortlisted for Marsh Biography Award 2007.
Description: 480 pages ; 240 x 160 mm
Responsibility: Kate Williams.

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Born into poverty, Emma Hamilton clawed her way up through London's underworlds of sex for sale to become England's first media superstar. Capturing the relentless drive, style and passion of a true  Read more...

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" England' s Mistress is a wonderful, sparkling biography by the equally wonderful and sparkling Miss Kate Williams. Emma Hamilton' s beauty has survived the ages thanks to Romney' s obsessive Read more...

 
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