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The Duchess : Camilla Parker Bowles and the love affair that rocked the crown / Penny Junor.

Junor, Penny, (author.).
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  • 33 of 33 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B CAMILLA JUN (Text) 34207002151166 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 92 CAM (Text) 36803001051437 BIOGRAPHY Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 CAMILLA (Text) 79361000107866 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola B CAMILLA (Text) 33118000184315 Adult: Biography Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton B CAMILLA (Text) 36806002085056 BIOGRAPHY 2ND FLOOR Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville B PARKER BOWLES (Text) 78321000027427 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville B Cam (Text) 32604000205032 DCTPLD AD Biography Available -
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Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library B 923.1 CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL (Text) 37500004499139 Biographies Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780062471109
  • ISBN: 0062471104
  • Physical Description: xxi, 294 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published as: The Duchess: the untold story" in Great Britain in 2017 by William Collins."--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-276) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The problem -- Debs' delight -- Medals not money -- History -- The foundation years -- The stuffed stoat -- Swinging sixties -- Mrs PB -- The attentions of a prince -- An education -- A suitable bride -- Dishonesty all around -- A state of mind -- The stuff of nightmares -- Princess of Wales -- A plea for help -- For King and country -- Annus horribilis -- The final salvos -- Dark days -- Divorce -- Blackadder -- Week of waiting -- A low profile -- Raw recruit -- Coming out -- A little local difficulty -- U-turn -- Final furlong -- It girl -- Staying sane -- Pillars of interest -- A good read -- Nothing to prove -- In the family -- Bedside manner -- Abroad -- WOW -- Making a difference -- Domestic violence -- Mending fences -- The future.
Summary, etc.:
The esteemed royal biographer traces the unlikely and extraordinary story of the once-reviled wife of Britain's Prince Charles, detailing her roles in some of the darkest days of the modern monarchy and her role in helping restore its reputation.
"The first in-depth biography of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and her remarkable transformation from pariah to popular Princess Consort. Few know the Windsor family as well as veteran royal biographer and journalist Penny Junor. In [this book], she casts her insightful, sensitive eye on the intriguing, once widely despised, and little-known Camilla Parker Bowles, revealing in full, for the first time, the remarkable rise of a woman who was the most notorious mistress in the world. As Camilla's marriage to Charles approached in 2005, the British public was upset at the prospect that this woman, universally reviled for wrecking the royal marriage, would one day become Queen. Sensitive to public opinion, the Palace announced that this would never happen; when Charles eventually acceded to the throne, Camilla would be known as the Princess Consort. Yet a decade later, British public sentiment had changed, with a majority believing that Camilla should become Queen. Junot argues that although Camilla played a central role in the darkest days of the modern monarchy--Charles and Diana's acrimonious and scandalous split--she also played a crucial role in restoring the Royal Family's reputation, especially that of Prince Charles. A woman with no ambition to be a princess, a duchess, or a queen, Camilla simply wanted to be with, and support, the man who has always been the love of her life. Junor contends that their marriage has allowed Charles finally to become comfortable as the heir to the British throne."--Dust jacket.
Subject: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, 1947-
Charles, Prince of Wales, 1948-
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, 1947- > Marriage.
Charles, Prince of Wales, 1948- > Marriage.
Princes > Great Britain > Biography.
Mistresses > Great Britain > Biography.
Monarchy > Great Britain > History.
Royal couples > Great Britain > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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