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Abdication [text (large print)] / Juliet Nicolson.

By: Nicolson, Juliet.
Contributor(s): Nicolson, Juliet.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Charnwood series: Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood ; Thorpe, 2013, c2012Edition: Large print edition.Description: 439 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444814811 (hbk.); 1444814818.Subject(s): Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 -- Fiction | Large type books | Great Britain -- History -- Edward VIII, 1936 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Biographical fiction. | Large type books.DDC classification: NIC Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: England, 1936. After the recent death of George V, the nation has a new king, Edward VIII. While another war threatens world peace, and unemployment is rampant in England, the nation has yet another secret to keep from its people: the new King's affair with a married American woman. In the midst of all this, a young woman, May, is starting a new life away from home. Working as a chauffeur for a kind and very busy government official, May is learning about life, secrets, and love. There's also Evangeline Nettlefold, a friend of the family May works for, and Wallis Simpson's old classmate and occasional confidante. But Evangeline's building resentment towards Mrs. Simpson may prove to be destructive for her.
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England, 1936. After the recent death of George V, the nation has a new king, Edward VIII. While another war threatens world peace, and unemployment is rampant in England, the nation has yet another secret to keep from its people - the new king's affair with a married American woman.

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Standard print edition originally published: London : Bloomsbury, 2012.

England, 1936. After the recent death of George V, the nation has a new king, Edward VIII. While another war threatens world peace, and unemployment is rampant in England, the nation has yet another secret to keep from its people: the new King's affair with a married American woman. In the midst of all this, a young woman, May, is starting a new life away from home. Working as a chauffeur for a kind and very busy government official, May is learning about life, secrets, and love. There's also Evangeline Nettlefold, a friend of the family May works for, and Wallis Simpson's old classmate and occasional confidante. But Evangeline's building resentment towards Mrs. Simpson may prove to be destructive for her.

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