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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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  • 13 of 25 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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2 current holds with 25 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B CAMILLA JUN (Text) 34207002151166 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Checked out 05/11/2018
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 92 CAM (Text) 36803001051437 BIOGRAPHY Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 CAMILLA (Text) 79361000107866 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton B CAMILLA (Text) 36806002085056 NEW ITEMS Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville B PARKER BOWLES (Text) 78321000027427 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIOGRAPHY Camilla (Text) 36626103928214 New Adult Biographies Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 941.086092 JUNOR (Text) 9780062471109S On Order On order -
Jay Co PL - Portland B B787j (Text) 76383000458306 Adult New Shelf, B Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library B CA (Text) 30477101156515 Adult: New Checked out 05/01/2018
Lebanon PL - Lebanon B CAMILLA (Text) 34330513224122 Adult - New Books Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062471109
  • ISBN: 0062471104
  • Physical Description: xxi, 294 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : photographs (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : 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.
Summary, etc.:
In the first in-depth biography of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall--the infamous other woman who made the marriage of Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana "a bit crowded"--esteemed royal biographer Penny Junor tells the unlikely and extraordinary story of the woman reviled as a pariah who, thanks to numerous twists of fate, became the popular princess consort. Few know the Windsor family as well as veteran royal biographer and journalist Penny Junor. In The Duchess, 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 were 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. Junor 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 central 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 reinvigorated Charles, allowing him to finally become comfortable as the heir to the British throne. Publisher's marketing.
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.

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