Sarah Bedell Smith (born May 27, 1948) is an American historian and author specializing in biographies of American .
Sarah Bedell Smith (born May 27, 1948) is an American historian and author specializing in biographies of American political, cultural, and business leaders, as well as members of the British royal family.
Sally Bedell Smith returns once again to the British royal family to give us a new look at Prince Charles. Sally Bedell Smith is the author of bestselling biographies of Queen Elizabeth II; William S. Paley; Pamela Harriman; Diana, Princess of Wales; John and Jacqueline Kennedy; and Bill and Hillary Clinton. In 2012, Smith was the recipient of the Washington Irving Medal for Literary Excellence. She is the mother of three children and lives in Washington, . with her husband, Stephen G. Smith.
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Sally Bedell Smith, the acclaimed biographer, former New York Times reporter . Even those who knew Princess Diana will be surprised by author Sally Bedell Smith's insightful and haunting portrait of Diana's inner life. For all that has been written about Diana-the books, the commemorative magazines, the thousands of newspaper articles-we have lacked a sophisticated understanding of the woman, her motivations, and her extreme needs. Most books have been exercises in hagiography or character assassination, sometimes both in the same volume.
What struck me, is the way Diana courageously, plowed ahead despite suffering the extremely painful symptoms and having people who criticized her and not understanding how difficult it was to even act in a "normal way" because of the illness.
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In Elizabeth the Queen, she explores in intimate detail the public and private life of the most prominent monarch of our time: the eldest daughter of King George VI, who ascended to the throne in 1952 at the tender age of twenty-five and has beguiled royal observers ever since
Elizabeth the Queen : inside the life of a modern monarch, Sally Bedell Smith
Elizabeth the Queen : inside the life of a modern monarch, Sally Bedell Smith. p. cm. eISBN: 978-0-679-64393-7. It was a sign of remarkable certitude on the part of then-Princess Elizabeth, not to mention strength and confidence in a girl so young. But that unwavering decision is just one of many surprising aspects I discovered about the woman who has reigned for sixty years as Queen of the United Kingdom of England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, along with fifteen other realms and fourteen territories around the world.
Author: SALLY BEDELL SMITH
Category: Bio and Memoris
Subcategory: Leaders & Notable People
Publisher: AURUM PRESS LTD; Stated First Edition edition (1999)
Pages: 449 pages
ePUB size: 1243 kb
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