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The real Wallis Simpson : a new history of the American divorcée who became the Duchess of Windsor / Anna Pasternak.

Author/Creator:
Pasternak, Anna, 1967- author.
Other Title:
New history of the American divorcée who became the Duchess of Windsor
Edition:
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Publication:
New York : Atria Books, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 338 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986.
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 -- Marriage.
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972.
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986.
Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Marriages of royalty and nobility -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Marriage.
Marriages of royalty and nobility.
Nobility.
Great Britain.
Local subjects:
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Summary:
"In a complex, riveting and tragic true story of manipulation and betrayal, Anna Pasternak rejects the conventional view of the Duchess of Windsor and reveals a loyal and intelligent woman who was trapped by cunning, powerful men in a life she never wanted." -- (Source of summary not specified)
In a complex, riveting and tragic true story of manipulation and betrayal, Anna Pasternak rejects the conventional view of the Duchess of Winsor and reveals a loyal and intelligent woman who was trapped by cunning, powerful men in a life she never wanted.
Contents:
Prologue: The heart has its reasons
The Prince's girl
Ich dien
One and only
God bless WE
Down with the American harlot
Oceans of agony
The last hour
The fury
Untitled
The Twilight Zone
A shadow king
Son Altesse Royale
My David
Epilogue: The cedar walk.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-319) and index.
Other format:
Online version: Pasternak, Anna, 1967- author. Real Wallis Simpson
ISBN:
9781501198441
1501198440
OCLC:
1057241353
Publisher Number:
99980367872
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