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    DescriptionPacked with stunning revelations, this is the inside story of The Queen Mother from the "New York Times "bestselling author who first revealed the truth about Princess DianaQueen Elizabeth The Queen Mother has been called the "most successful queen since Cleopatra." Her personality was so captivating that even her arch-enemy Wallis Simpson wrote about "her legendary charm." Portrayed as a selfless partner to the King in the Oscar-winning movie "The King's Speech, " The Queen Mother is most often remembered from her later years as the smiling granny with the pastel hats. When she died in 2002, just short of her 102nd birthday, she was praised for a long life well lived. But there was another side to her story. For the first time, Lady Colin Campbell shows us that the untold life of the Queen Mother is far more fascinating and moving than the official version that has been peddled ever since she became royal in 1923. With unparalleled sources--including members of the Royal Family, aristocrats, and friends and relatives of Elizabeth herself--this mesmerizing account takes us inside the real and sometimes astonishing world of the royal family.


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    Title
    The Queen Mother
    Subtitle
    The Untold Story of Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, Who Became Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lady Colin Campbell
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 489
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 930 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781250018977
    ISBN 10: 1250018978
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.3
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: BGR
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO022000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15580
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T Approval Code: A40303000
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    DC21: 941.084092
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO014000
    B&T Approval Code: A15202024
    DC22: 941.084/092
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: DA585.A2 C26 2012
    BISAC region code: 1.1.2.2.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: DNB, JBSF1, DNBR, NHD
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    St. Martin's Press
    Imprint name
    St. Martin's Press
    Publication date
    24 April 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    LADY COLIN CAMPBELL, who is connected to the royal family through mutual ancestors and marriage, is the author of the "New York Times "bestseller "Diana in Private--"which was the first book to reveal the truth behind the "fairytale" marriage of the Prince and Princess of Wales--as well as "The Royal Marriages: What Really Goes on in the Private World of the Queen and Her Family, "and "The Real Diana."
    Review quote
    "Some Palace watchers note that Lady Colin Campbell has an impressive roster of well-placed contacts and credit her with writing the most believable Diana biography." --"People Magazine "on "Diana in Private"