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Author Smith, Sally Bedell, 1948-

Title Elizabeth the Queen [OverDrive electronic resource] : the life of a modern monarch / Sally Bedell Smith.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A royal education -- Love match -- Destiny calls -- "Ready, girls?" -- Affairs of state -- Made for television -- New beginnings -- Refuge in routines -- Daylight on the Magic -- Ring of silence -- "Not bloody likely!" -- Feeling the love -- Iron Lady and English Rose -- A very special relationship -- Family fractures -- Annus horribilis -- Tragedy and tradition -- Love and grief -- Moving pictures -- A soldier at heart -- Long live the Queen.
Summary Drawing on numerous interviews and never-before-revealed documents, acclaimed biographer Sally Bedell Smith pulls back the curtain to show in intimate detail the public and private lives of Queen Elizabeth II, who has led her country and Commonwealth through the wars and upheavals of the last sixty years with unparalleled composure, intelligence, and grace.
Subject Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926-
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth II, 1952-
Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Genre Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Smith, Sally Bedell, 1948- Elizabeth the Queen. 1st ed. New York : Random House, c2012 9781400067893 (DLC) 2011023661 (OCoLC)714724561
ISBN 9780679643937 (electronic bk.)
0679643931 (electronic bk.)
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