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Lady in waiting : my extraordinary life in the shadow of the crown / Anne Glenconner.

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  • 33 of 37 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria B GLE (Text) 37521530979162 AMPL Adult Biography Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 GLENCON (Text) 79361000119148 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola B GLENCONNER A (Text) 33118000193785 Adult: Biography Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver BIO GLENCONNER-A GLENCONNER-A (Text) 34304000965900 Adult - Biography Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville B Gle (Text) 32604000206836 DCTPLD AD Biography Available -
Eckhart PL - Main BIO GLENCONNE anne (Text) 840191002736274 Biographies - Upper Level Available -
Fortville-Vernon Twp PL - Fortville BIO GLENCONNER, A. (Text) 38301000040252 Adult Biography Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 GLE (Text) 33187004668543 Nonfiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg BIO GLENCONNER (Text) 32826014254486 Adult Biography Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch B.c Glenconner, Anne (Text) 78294000275322 Adult Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780306846366
  • ISBN: 0306846365
  • Physical Description: vii, 325 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First US edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published ... by Hodder & Stoughton in Great Britain in October 2019."--Title page verso.
Formatted Contents Note:
The greatest disappointment -- Hitler's mess -- The traveling salesman -- The coronation -- For better, for worse -- Absolutely furious -- The making of Mustique -- A princess in pajamas -- Motherhood -- Lady in waiting -- The Caribbean spectaculars -- A royal tour -- A year at Kensington Palace -- The lost ones -- A nightmare and a miracle -- Forever young -- The last days of a princess -- Until death us do part -- Whatever next?
Summary, etc.:
"Anne Glenconner has been at the center of the royal circle from childhood, when she met and befriended the future Queen Elizabeth II and her sister, the Princess Margaret. Though the firstborn child of the 5th Earl of Leicester, who controlled one of the largest estates in England, as a daughter she was deemed 'the greatest disappointment' and unable to inherit. Since then she has needed all her resilience to survive court life with her sense of humor intact. A unique witness to landmark moments in royal history, Maid of Honor at Queen Elizabeth's coronation, and a lady in waiting to Princess Margaret until her death in 2002, Anne's life has encompassed extraordinary drama and tragedy. In Lady in Waiting, she will share many intimate royal stories from her time as Princess Margaret's closest confidante as well as her own battle for survival: her broken-off first engagement on the basis of her "mad blood"; her 54-year marriage to the volatile, unfaithful Colin Tennant, Lord Glenconner, who left his fortune to a former servant; the death in adulthood of two of her sons; a third son she nursed back from a six-month coma following a horrific motorcycle accident. Through it all, Anne has carried on, traveling the world with the royal family, including visiting the White House, and developing the Caribbean island of Mustique as a safe harbor for the rich and famous--hosting Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Raquel Welch, and many other politicians, aristocrats, and celebrities."--Publisher's description.
Subject: Glenconner, Anne, 1932-
Margaret, Princess, Countess of Snowdon, 1930-2002.
Ladies-in-waiting > Great Britain > Biography.
Great Britain > Court and courtiers > Biography.
Glenconner, Colin Tennant, Baron, 1926-2010.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Royalty.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain / 20th Century.
Ladies-in-waiting > Biography.
Great Britain > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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