Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of Windsor (Reprint of the Classic)

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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6.0 X 1.1 X 9.0 inches | 1.6 pounds
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About the Author

Anne Edwards, a fastidious researcher and accomplished writer, is the author of several bestselling biographies of notable figures, including film stars Vivien Leigh, Judy Garland, and Katharine Hepburn, as well as Margaret Mitchell. Edwards's autobiography, Leaving Home: A Hollywood Blacklisted Writer's Years Abroad, was published in 2012. She lives in Beverly Hills, California.


This is a first-class piece of research and reconstruction graced by a first-class writing talent, with a startling royal family scandal buried at the heart of the story.--Barbara Tuchman
Anne Edwards is a magnificent storyteller. . . . [Matriarch is] a vivid and memorable tapestry overflowing with pageantry and fascinating characters.--Robert A. Caro
Anne Edwards never disappoints. . . . A fascinating portrait of an impoverished 'Cinderella' princess who became a dedicated, powerful, and indomitable queen, and who was indeed a woman of substance.--Barbara Taylor Bradford
A clever and stylishly written biography. . . . For pure glitz and glitter, Matriarch beats anything to be seen on the soaps.--Chicago Sun-Times
A magnificent portrayal of majesty. . . . Edwards depicts the whole panorama, from pageantry and protocol to small private detail, with superb narrative finesse, psychological insight, and impressively far-ranging and scrupulous research.--Chicago Tribune