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King Edward VIII: An American Life Hardcover – Sep 20 2018

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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (Sept. 20 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0198795327
  • ISBN-13: 978-0198795322
  • Product Dimensions: 23.4 x 3 x 16 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 572 g
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"By mining a prodigious number of resources, both in Britain, America, and beyond, Ted Powell has written the fullest, most revealing and perceptive biography of King Edward VIII." -- Juliet Gardiner, author of The Thirties: An Intimate History

"A beautifully presented assessment of the man and a deeply thoughtful consideration of the climactic event for which he will also live in British history, his infamous 1936 abdication of the throne." --Booklist, Starred Review

About the Author

Ted Powell spent the early part of his career as Fellow and Director of Studies in History at Downing College, Cambridge. Later he qualified as a solicitor, and spent many years as a partner of national law firm Mills and Reeve. He is now a full-time writer and lecturer, and lives in

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