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The Duchess of Windsor By Michael Bloch

The Duchess of Windsor by Michael Bloch

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Summary

Wallis Warfield was the fatherless poor relation of two distinguished American families, who enjoyed life but learned to be tough and self-reliant in her youth, and went on to become one of the most celebrated women of the 20th century as Edward Windsor's mistress. This is her biography.

The Duchess of Windsor Summary

The Duchess of Windsor by Michael Bloch

Wallis Warfield was the fatherless poor relation of two distinguished American families, who enjoyed life but learned to be tough and self-reliant in her youth, and went on to become one of the most celebrated women of the 20th century as Edward Windsor's mistress. This is her biography.

Table of Contents

Part 1 1896-1928: early life; first marriage; travels in China. Part 2 1928-1933: second marriage and early meetings with the Prince. Part 3 1934-1936: the Prince falls in love with Wallis. Part 4 1936: still in love, the Prince becomes King. Part 5 1936: against her wishes, the King abdicates to marry her. Part 6 1936-1937: Wallis marries the new Duke of Windsor. Part 7 1937-1939: exile in France; quarrels with the Royal Family. Part 8 1939-1940: the Windsors at war - no reconciliation. Part 9 1940-1945: Governorship of the Bahamas. Part 10 1945-1956: Windsors write memoirs and settle in France. Part 11 1956-1972: last years of the Duke - a gilded exile. Part 12 1972-1986: Wallis's long illness and her death.

Additional information

GOR001284247
The Duchess of Windsor by Michael Bloch
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
1996-05-14
208
0297835904
9780297835905
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