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The last queen : Elizabeth II's seventy year battle to save the House of Windsor / Clive Irving.

Irving, Clive, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cambria County Library.
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Cambria County Library 941.085 E439I (Text) 85131001782367 CACM New Book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643136141
  • ISBN: 1643136143
  • Physical Description: ix, 357 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2021.

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Includes bibliographical references (page 349) and index.
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A timely and revelatory new biography of Queen Elizabeth (and her family) exploring how the Windsors have evolved and thrived, as the modern world has changed around them, and probing the question of the British monarchy's longevity. In 2021, the Queen Elizabeth II finally appears to be at ease in the modern world, helped by the new generation of Windsors. But through Irving's unique insight there emerges a more fragile institution, whose extraordinarily dutiful matriarch has managed to persevere with dignity, yet in doing so made a Faustian pact with the media. This is not a conventional biography--and the book is therefore not limited by the traditions of that genre. Instead, it follows Elizabeth and her family's struggle to survive in the face of unprecedented changes in our attitudes towards the royal family, with the critical eye of an investigative reporter who is present and involved on a highly personal level.
Subject: Windsor, House of.
Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926-
Queens > Great Britain > Biography.
Monarchy > Great Britain > History.
Great Britain > History > Elizabeth II, 1952-
Great Britain > Kings and rulers > History.
Genre: Biographies.
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