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'To have any understanding of the Queen you must first read this book' Amanda Foreman In THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY, discover Elizabeth, the woman behind the throne, from the bestselling British Royal Family writer, Sally Bedell Smith. ----------------------------- An intimate portrait of Her Majesty the Queen. This definitive biography of Queen Elizabeth II is the first all-round, up-close picture of one of the most fascinating, enigmatic and admired women in the world. With exclusive access to the Queen's personal letters, close friends and associates, this intimate biography is a treasure trove of fresh insights on her public persona and her private life. It also explores her close relationships with her family, her children, and Prince Philip. This book will transport you back to a moment nine decades ago when a young Princess Elizabeth first discovered her destiny. Here we see how over the years she has navigated through the political challenges and personal sacrifices ahead of her, to put the Crown, the Country and her unswerving sense of duty first. There is so much more to our Queen than that which is reported, but in these pages we at last get to meet the leader, strategist, and diplomat; the daughter, wife, mother and grandmother - Elizabeth the Queen. 'Sally Bedell Smith offers her readers the illusion of knowing the Queen as a friend' The Economist 'A worthy addition to the shelves of royal watchers everywhere' The Independent
The Life and Times of William S. Paley and the Birth of Modern Broadcasting
The FIRST MAJOR BIOGRAPHY to seek out the real Charles, from the New York Times bestselling author of Elizabeth the Queen. 'Brilliant, startling. The royal biography everyone's talking about' Daily Mail ----------------------------- Drawing on extensive access to the Royal Family's inner circle, Sally Bedell Smith delivers unprecedented insights into Prince Charles, a man who possesses a fiercely independent spirit, and yet has spent his life in waiting for the ultimate role. Beginning with his lonely childhood, Smith details his intellectual quests, his entrepreneurial pursuits, and his love affairs, from the tragedy of his marriage to Diana to his eventual reunion with Camilla, as well as his relationship with the next generation of royals, including Will, Kate, Harry, and his beloved grandchildren. As this sweeping biography shows, Prince Charles is more complicated and compelling than we knew, until now. 'For all we know about Prince Charles, there is so much we didn't know - until now.' Tom Brokaw
"An excellent, all-embracing new biography."--"The New York Times"
During their eight years in the White House, Bill and Hillary
Clinton worked together more closely than the public ever knew.
Their intertwined personal and professional lives had far-reaching
consequences-for politics, domestic policy, and international
affairs-and their marital troubles became a national soap opera.
Based on unparalleled access to scores of Clinton insiders-cabinet
officers, top administration officials, close personal friends-and
skilled analysis of a vast written record, including previously
unavailable private papers, "For Love of Politics "is the first
book to explain the dynamics of Bill and Hillary's relationship,
showing that they are two halves of a unique whole and that it is
impossible to understand one Clinton without factoring in the
"From the Hardcover edition."
In GRACE & POWER: THE PRIVATE WORLD OF THE KENNEDY WHITE HOUSE,
"New York Times "bestselling author Sally Bedell Smith takes us
inside the Kennedy White House with unparalleled access and
insight. Having interviewed scores of Kennedy intimates, including
many who have never spoken before, and drawing on letters and
personal papers made available for the first time, Smith paints a
richly detailed picture of the personal relationships behind the
high purpose and poiltical drama of the twentieth century's most
"From the Hardcover edition."
A biography of Pamela Churchill Harriman, based on over 800 interviews and archival research, charting her life from marriage to Churchill's son, Randolph, through two further marriages to her eventual appointment as US Ambassador to France.
Based on more than 800 interviews with 400 sources, many of them intimates of Pamela Harriman, "Reflected Glory" strips away the mythology surrounding this amazing woman to show how she used cunning, hard work, and beauty to secure a place in the world of power and wealth. of photos.
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