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That woman : the life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor / Anne Sebba.

Sebba, Anne, (author.).

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  • 19 of 19 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Pendleton Branch B Windsor Wallis (Text) 22960000499581 Adult Biography Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch B WINDSOR (Text) 0530009507753 Adult Biography Collection Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch B WINDSOR (Text) 0530010165096 Adult Biography Collection Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch B WINDSOR (Text) 0530009507712 Adult Biography Collection Available -
Cherokee - Gaffney Library B WINDSOR (Text) 33636003081785 Adult Biography Available -
Chester - Lewisville Branch B SIMPSON (Text) 35301002965060 Adult Biography Available -
Chester - Main Library B SIMPSON (Text) 35301002952837 Adult Biography Available -
Chesterfield - Matheson Library B SIM (Text) 30493100626218 Adult Biography Available -
Colleton - Main Library B Windsor, Wallis Warfield (Text) 3010275445 Adult Biography Available -
Fairfield - Main Library B Windsor (Text) 33116002297443 Adult Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250002969
  • ISBN: 1250002966
  • Physical Description: xi, 344 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martins Press, 2012.

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Summary, etc.:
This is the story of the American divorcee notorious for allegedly seducing a British king off his throne. "That woman," so called by Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, was born Bessie Wallis Warfield in 1896 in Baltimore. Neither beautiful nor brilliant, she endured an impoverished childhood, which fostered in her a burning desire to rise above her circumstances. Biographer Anne Sebba offers an eye-opening account of one of the most talked about women of her generation. It explores the obsessive nature of Simpson's relationship with Prince Edward, the suggestion that she may have had a disorder of sexual development, and new evidence showing she may never have wanted to marry Edward at all. Since her death, Simpson has become a symbol of female empowerment, as well as a style icon. But her psychology remains an enigma. Drawing from interviews and newly discovered letters, "That Woman" shines a light on this captivating and complex woman, an object of fascination that has only grown with the years.
Subject: Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986.
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 > Marriage.
Nobility > Great Britain > Biography.
Marriages of royalty and nobility > Great Britain > History > 20th century.
Great Britain > Kings and rulers > Succession.

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