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That Woman

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Bestselling biography of the enduringly fascinating Wallis Simpson One of Britain's most distinguished biographers turns her focus on one of the most vilified women of the twentieth century. Historian Anne Sebba has written the first full biography by a woman of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor. 'That woman', as she was referred to by the Queen Mother, became a hate figure for ensnaring a British king and destabilising the monarchy. Neither beautiful nor brilliant, she nevertheless became one of the most talked-about women of her generation, and she inspired such deep love and adoration in Edward VIII that he gave up a throne and an empire for her. Wallis lived by her wit and her wits, while both her apparent and alleged moral transgressions added to her aura and dazzle. Based on new archives and material only recently made available, this scrupulously researched biography sheds new light on the character and motivations of a powerful, charismatic and complex woman.
Signed and dedicated by the author. Very good condition.

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Author(s):
Sebba, Anne
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
130 mm x 200 mm x 300 g
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0753827395
ISBN-13:
9780753827390
Number of pages:
344
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Title:
That Woman

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Bestselling biography of the enduringly fascinating Wallis Simpson One of Britain's most distinguished biographers turns her focus on one of the most vilified women of the twentieth century. Historian Anne Sebba has written the first full biography by a woman of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor. 'That woman', as she was referred to by the Queen Mother, became a hate figure for ensnaring a British king and destabilising the monarchy. Neither beautiful nor brilliant, she nevertheless became one of the most talked-about women of her generation, and she inspired such deep love and adoration in Edward VIII that he gave up a throne and an empire for her. Wallis lived by her wit and her wits, while both her apparent and alleged moral transgressions added to her aura and dazzle. Based on new archives and material only recently made available, this scrupulously researched biography sheds new light on the character and motivations of a powerful, charismatic and complex woman.
Signed and dedicated by the author. Very good condition.

Author(s):
Sebba, Anne
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
130 mm x 200 mm x 300 g
Edition:
2011
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0753827395
ISBN-13:
9780753827390
Number of pages:
344
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Title:
That Woman

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