That woman : the life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor / Anne Sebba.

Sebba, Anne. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9781250002969 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1250002966 (hbk.)
  • Description: xi, 344 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martins Press, 2012.

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Becoming Wallis: she has the Warfield look -- Understanding Wallis: I am naturally gay and flirtatious -- Wallis in wonderland: too good for a woman -- Wallis in the lookout: I can't go on wandering for the ret of my life -- Wallis on the sidelines: I suppose I'll have to take the fatal plunge one of these days -- Wallis in control: keeping up with 2 men is making me move all the time -- Wallis out of control: I have of course been under a most awful strain with Ernest and H.M. -- Wallis in the witness box: I've been pretty flattened out by the world in general -- Wallis on the run: concentrate on the legal side now -- Wallis in exile: mummy dear, isn't it nice to have Royal Family again -- Wallis at war: and with all her charity, she had not a word to say for "That Woman" -- Wallis grits her teeth: Les Anglais are very strange people, I find -- Best dressed Wallis: the Windsors' prestige is not what it used to be -- Wallis alone: all the wicked things she's done in her life.
Summary: "One of Britain's most distinguished biographers turns her focus on one of the most vilified women of the last century. Historian Anne Sebba has written the first full biography by a woman of Wallis Simpson, Duches of Windsor, which sheds light on the fascinating and enigmatic American divorcee who nearly became Queen of England."--Provided by publisher.