Elizabeth & Margaret : the intimate world of the Windsor sisters
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New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2021.
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3 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
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Columbia Pike - Adult New BiographyB ELIZABE IIChecked OutNovember 6, 2021

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Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
xiii, 362 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781538700464, 1538700468

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-350) and index.
Description
They were the closest of sisters and the best of friends. But when, in a quixotic twist of fate, their uncle Edward Vlll decided to abdicate the throne, the dynamic between Elizabeth and Margaret was dramatically altered. Forever more Margaret would have to curtsey to the sister she called 'Lillibet.' And bow to her wishes. Elizabeth would always look upon her younger sister's antics with a kind of stoical amusement, but Margaret's struggle to find a place and position inside the royal system—and her fraught relationship with its expectations—was often a source of tension. Famously, the Queen had to inform Margaret that the Church and government would not countenance her marrying a divorcee, Group Captain Peter Townsend, forcing Margaret to choose between keeping her title and royal allowances or her divorcee lover. From the idyll of their cloistered early life, through their hidden war-time lives, into the divergent paths they took following their father's death and Elizabeth's ascension to the throne, this book explores their relationship over the years. Andrew Morton's latest biography offers unique insight into these two drastically different sisters—one resigned to duty and responsibility, the other resistant to it—and the lasting impact they have had on the Crown, the royal family, and the ways it adapted to the changing mores of the 20th century.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Morton, A. (2021). Elizabeth & Margaret: the intimate world of the Windsor sisters (First edition.). Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Morton, Andrew, 1953-. 2021. Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters. New York: Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Morton, Andrew, 1953-. Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2021.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Morton, Andrew. Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters First edition., Grand Central Publishing, 2021.

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