The Resource The queen : a life in brief, Robert Lacey, (electronic resource)

The queen : a life in brief, Robert Lacey, (electronic resource)

Label
The queen : a life in brief
Title
The queen
Title remainder
a life in brief
Statement of responsibility
Robert Lacey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Queen Elizabeth II was not born to be queen. She came into the world on April 21, 1926, the equivalent of the modern Princess Beatrice, first-born daughter of the Duke of York, destined to flutter on the royal fringe. So while Lilibet was brought up with almost religious respect for the crown, there seemed no chance of her inheriting it. Her head was never turned by the personal prospect of grandeur-which is why she would prove so very good at her job. Elizabeth II's lack of ego was to prove the paradoxical secret of her greatness. For more than thirty years, acclaimed author and royal biographer Robert Lacey has been gathering material from members of the Queen's inner circle-her friends, relatives, private secretaries, and prime ministers. Now, in The Queen, Lacey offers a life of the celebrated monarch, told in six succinct chapters, accentuated by elegant color and black-and-white photographs that capture the distinctive flavor of passing eras and reveal how Elizabeth II adapted-or, on occasions, regally declined to adapt-to changing times
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Lacey, Robert
Dewey number
941.085092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Lacey, Robert
  • hoopla digital
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  • Elizabeth
  • Monarchy
  • Electronic books
  • Great Britain
  • Queens
Target audience
adult
Label
The queen : a life in brief, Robert Lacey, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11914173
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11914173
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11914173
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11914173
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The queen : a life in brief, Robert Lacey, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11914173
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11914173
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11914173
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11914173
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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