Elizabeth & Margaret : the intimate world of the Windsor sisters
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, ©2021.
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Cherrydale - Adult New Large Type  1 available
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Format
Large Type
Edition
Large print edition.
Physical Desc
pages cm.
Street Date
2108
Language
English
ISBN
9781432889722, 1432889729

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General Note
"The text of this Large Print edition is unabridged."
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"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"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Morton, A. (2021). Elizabeth & Margaret: the intimate world of the Windsor sisters (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Morton, Andrew, 1953-. 2021. Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Morton, Andrew, 1953-. Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Morton, Andrew. Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters Large print edition., Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2021.

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