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The White Queen

Gregory, Philippa

(Audiobook CD - 2009)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The White Queen
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A knight's widow in 1461, Elizabeth employs her considerable charms to reel in the biggest catch of all--virile King Edward IV. When their clandestine marriage comes to light, powerful enemies eye Elizabeth with contempt. After Edward dies suddenly in 1483, his brother usurps the throne, imprisoning Elizabeth's sons--the rightful heirs--and forcing her to flee. Humiliated and grief-stricken, Elizabeth unleashes her most effective weapon--her eldest daughter.

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Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2009
ISBN: 1440741921
9781440741920
Branch Call Number: CD Fiction GREGORY
Characteristics: 13 sound discs (15 hr., 15 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Lyons, Susan 1957-, Narrator

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This historical novel is set during the War of the Roses, shortly before the Tudor period.

A knight's widow in 1461, Elizabeth employs her considerable charms to reel in the biggest catch of all--virile King Edward IV. When their clandestine marriage comes to light, powerful enemies eye Elizabeth with contempt. After Edward dies suddenly in 1483, his brother usurps the throne, imprison... Read More »

This historical novel is set amidst the tumult and intrigue of England's passionate family feud, The War of the Roses, which A Game of Thrones is loosely based on.


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Dec 03, 2013
  • ITC rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Well read. Even though the novel is fiction I am sure the depiction of how power can change a person is real.

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