In this magisterial new biography, a "New York Times"-bestselling author brings to life one of the world's most fascinating and enigmatic women: Queen Elizabeth II. Compulsively readable and scrupulously researched, "Elizabeth the Queen" illuminates the lively personality, sense of humor, and canny intelligence with which she meets the most demanding work and family obligations.
About the Author
Sally Bedell Smith is the author of "Grace and Power: The Private World of the Kennedy White House, Diana in Search of Herself: Portrait of a Troubled Princess, Reflected Glory: The Life of Pamela Churchill Harriman," and "In All His Glory: The Life and Times of William S. Paley and the Birth of Modern Broadcasting," A contributing editor at "Vanity Fair" since 1996, she previously worked at "Time" and "The New York Times," where she was a cultural news reporter. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Stephen. They have three grown children.
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