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Prince Philip : the turbulent early life of the man who married Queen Elizabeth II

Author: Philip Eade
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Henry Holt edView all editions and formats
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Before he met the young girl who became Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip had a tumultuous upbringing in Greece, France, Nazi Germany, and Britain. In this authoritative and wonderfully compelling book, acclaimed biographer Eade brings to vivid life the early years of one of the most fascinating and mysterious members of the royal family.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Philip, Prince consort of Elizabeth II Queen of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain; Philip, Prince consort of Elizabeth II Queen of Great Britain; Philip, Prince consort of Elizabeth II Queen of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Eade
ISBN: 9780805095449 0805095446
OCLC Number: 738346647
Notes: "Originally published as Young Prince Philip: His Turbulent Early Life, in Great Britain in 2011 by Harper Press, London"--Title page verso.
Description: xx, 347 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Kings of Greece --
House of Battenberg --
Boy's own story --
Family in flight --
Orphan child --
Prep school days --
Dodging the Hitler youth --
Off to Gordonstoun --
Blow after blow --
The man with the plan --
A good war --
Osla and Lilibet --
Steady on, Dickie --
Nothing ventured --
True Brit --
Royal wedding --
Duke of hazards --
Their happiest time --
Second fiddle --
Oh, the future! --
Her liege man.
Other Titles: Young Prince Philip
Responsibility: Philip Eade.

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Before he met the young girl who became Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip had a tumultuous upbringing in Greece, France, Nazi Germany, and Britain. In this authoritative and wonderfully compelling book, acclaimed biographer Eade brings to vivid life the early years of one of the most fascinating and mysterious members of the royal family.

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