書名:QUEEN MOTHER, THE（ISBN=9781400078349）
The official and definitive biography of Queen Elizabeth theQueen Mother: consort of King George VI, mother of Queen ElizabethII, grandmother of Prince Charles, and the most beloved Britishmonarch of the twentieth century.Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon—the ninth of the Earl ofStrathmore’s ten children—was born on August 4, 1900, and,certainly, no one could have imagined that her long life (she diedin 2002) would come to reflect a changing nation over the course ofan entire century. Vividly detailed, written with unrestrictedaccess to her personal papers, letters, and diaries, this candidroyal biography by William Shawcross is also a singular history o in the twentieth century.
List of IllustrationsPREFACEPROLOGUEONEAN EDWARDIAN CHILDHOOD 1900-1914TWOTENDING THE WOUNDED 1914-1918THREEPRINCE ALBERT 1918-1923FOURA ROYAL WEDDING 1923FIVEDUCHESS OF YORK 1923-1924SIXON SAFARI 1924-1925
Born in 1946, William Shawcross is an internationallyrenowned writer and broadcaster who appears regularly on televisionand radio. His articles have appeared in leading newspapers andjournals throughout the world. He lives in London.Visit the author''s website .