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That woman : the life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor / Anne Sebba.

by Sebba, Anne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011Description: xvi, 344 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0297858963; 9780297858966; 9780297858973; 0297858971.Subject(s): Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986 | Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 -- Marriage | Simpson, Wallis 1896-1986 | Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography | Marriages of royalty and nobility -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Great BritainGenre/Form: Biography.DDC classification: 941.084092 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Summary: This will be the first serious yet sympathetic book by a female biographer to explain the story of how an American divorcee became a hate figure for allegedly ensnaring a British King from his throne. It focuses on the core conflict of her life in the 1930s, with particular reference to her impoverished American childhood as a motivation for her ambition.
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941.084092 (Browse shelf) Checked out 30/11/2018

Includes bibliographical references (pages 318-324) and index.

This will be the first serious yet sympathetic book by a female biographer to explain the story of how an American divorcee became a hate figure for allegedly ensnaring a British King from his throne. It focuses on the core conflict of her life in the 1930s, with particular reference to her impoverished American childhood as a motivation for her ambition.

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