The Queen : her life
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Rock County Community Library - Large Print Non-Fiction921 ELIZABETH IIChecked OutFebruary 7, 2024

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Large Print
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641 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Language
English

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General Note
"The text of this Large Print edition is unabridged. Other aspects of the book may vary from the original edition."
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"Published in 2023 by arrangement with Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc."
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Includes bibliographical references.
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"Painfully shy, Elizabeth Windsor's personality was well suited to her youthful ambition of living quietly in the country, raising a family, and caring for her dogs and horses. But when her uncle, King Edward VIII, abdicated, she became heir to the throne--embarking on a journey that would test her as a woman and queen. Ascending to the throne at only 25, this self-effacing monarch navigated endless setbacks, family conflict, and occasional triumphs throughout her 70 years as the Queen of England. As her mettle was tested, she endeavored to keep the monarchy relevant culturally, socially, and politically, often in the face of resistance from inside the institution itself. And yet the greatest challenges she faced were often inside her own family, forever under intense scrutiny; from rumors about her husband's infidelity, her sister's marital breakdown, Princess Diana's tragic death, to the recent departure of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Now in The Queen, renowned biographer Andrew Morton takes an in-depth look at Britain's longest reigning monarch, exploring the influence Queen Elizabeth had on both Britain and the rest of the world for much of the last century. From leading a nation struggling to restore itself after the devastation of the second World War to navigating the divisive political landscape of the present day, Queen Elizabeth was a reluctant but resolute queen. This is the story of a woman of unflagging self-discipline who will long be remembered as mother and grandmother to Great Britain, and one of the greatest sovereigns of the modern era"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Morton, A. (2023). The Queen: her life (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

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

Morton, Andrew, 1953-. 2023. The Queen: Her Life. Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

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

Morton, Andrew, 1953-. The Queen: Her Life Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Morton, Andrew. The Queen: Her Life Large print edition., Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2023.

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