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The heir apparent : a life of Edward VII, the playboy prince, Jane Ridley

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The heir apparent : a life of Edward VII, the playboy prince
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The heir apparent
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a life of Edward VII, the playboy prince
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Jane Ridley
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eng
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"Chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria's firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has ever seen."--Publisher's description
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Title
The heir apparent
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Summary
A profile of the early-twentieth-century British king discusses how he disappointed his mother, Queen Victoria, with his notorious gambling, gluttony, and womanizing before his nine-year reign, during which he became an effective leader and diplomat
Subject
Genre
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
Biography type
individual biography
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10231910
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 941.082/3092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
DA567
LC item number
.R53 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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a life of Edward VII, the playboy prince
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a life of Edward VII, the playboy prince
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Jane Ridley
The heir apparent : a life of Edward VII, the playboy prince, Jane Ridley
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The heir apparent : a life of Edward VII, the playboy prince, Jane Ridley
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"Originally published in Great Britain in 2012 by Chatto & Windus."
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The eighty-nine steps -- Youth. -- Victoria and Albert 1841 -- "Our poor strange boy" 1841-1856 -- 'Neither fish nor flesh' 1856-1860 -- Bertie's fall 1861 -- Marriage 1861-1863 -- "Totally totally unfit .?.?. for ever becoming king" 1863-1865 -- Alix's knee 1865-1867 -- Marlborough House and Harriett Mordaunt 1868-1870 -- Annus horribilis 1870-1871 -- Expanding middle. -- Resurrection? 1871-1875 -- India 1875-1876 -- The Aylesford scandal 1876 -- Lillie Langtry 1877-1878 -- Prince Hal 1878-1881 -- Prince of Pleasure 1881-1887 -- William 1887-1889 -- Scandal 1889-1890 -- Nemesis 1890-1892 -- Daisy Warwick 1892-1896 -- "We are all in God's hands" 1897-1901 -- King -- King Edward the Caresser 1901-1902 -- "Edward the Confessor number two" 1902 -- King Edward the peacemaker 1903-1905 -- Uncle of Europe 1905-1907 -- King Canute 1908-1909 -- King of Trumps 1909-1910 -- The people's king march-May 1910
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781400062553
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2013002597

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