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The Resource Victoria, Daisy Goodwin

Victoria, Daisy Goodwin

Label
Victoria
Title
Victoria
Statement of responsibility
Daisy Goodwin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Early one morning, less than a month after her eighteenth birthday, Alexandrina Victoria is roused from bed with the news that her uncle William IV has died and she is now Queen of England. The men who run the country have doubts about whether this sheltered young woman, who stands less than five feet tall, can rule the greatest nation in the world. Surely she must rely on her mother and her venal advisor, Sir John Conroy, or her uncle, the Duke of Cumberland, who are all too eager to relieve her of the burdens of power. The young queen is no puppet, however. She has very definite ideas about the kind of queen she wants to be, and the first thing is to choose her name. Everyone keeps saying she is destined to marry her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, but Victoria found him dull and priggish when they met three years ago. She is quite happy being queen with the help of her prime minister, Lord Melbourne, who may be old enough to be her father but is the first person to take her seriously. Drawing on Victoria s diaries, which she first started reading when she was a student at Cambridge University, as well as her own brilliant gifts for history and drama, Daisy Goodwin, author of the bestselling novels The American Heiress and The Fortune Hunter as well as creator and writer of the new PBS/Masterpiece drama Victoria, brings the young queen richly to life."--Amazon.com
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6107.O6625
LC item number
V53 2016
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
Label
Victoria, Daisy Goodwin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
653 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410495877
Lccn
2016047806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959258178
  • 1271394
  • (OCoLC)ocn959258178
  • 1271394
Label
Victoria, Daisy Goodwin
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
653 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410495877
Lccn
2016047806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959258178
  • 1271394
  • (OCoLC)ocn959258178
  • 1271394

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