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Robson, Jennifer

4 holds on 9 copies

Summary: London, 1947: Besieged by the harshest winter in living memory, burdened by onerous shortages and rationing, the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of quiet desperation despite their nation's recent victory. Among them are Ann Hughes and Miriam Dassin, embroiderers at the famed Mayfair fashion house of Norman Hartnell. Together they forge an unlikely friendship, but their nascent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Robson 2019

Kuhn, William M

Summary: When Queen Elizabeth, disguised in a skull-emblazoned hoodie, sneaks out of Buckingham Palace to escape her duties for a little while, an unlikely sextet of royal attendants team up to find their missing monarch and bring her back before her absence setsoff a national scandal.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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Bennett, Alan

Summary: Obliged to borrow a book when her corgis stray into a mobile library, the Queen discovers a passion for reading, setting the palace upon its head and causing the royal head of Great Britain to question her role in the monarchy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Bennett, Alan

Summary: Discovering the joy of reading widely and intelligently and abetted in her newfound obsession by Norman, a young man from the royal kitchens, the Queen comes to question the prescribed order of the world and loses patience with the routines of her role as monarch.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BEN

Griffiths, Elly

Summary: "In this nail-biting transatlantic mystery, threat of mass violence looms over Elizabeth II's coronation--can Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto crack the case and save the crown?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

1 hold on 10 copies

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 1

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
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Hardman, Robert

Summary: "On today's world stage, there is one leader who stands apart from the rest. Queen Elizabeth II has seen more of the planet and its people than any other head of state and has engaged with the world like no other monarch in modern history. Since her coronation, she has visited over 130 countries across the ever-changing globe, acting as diplomat, stateswoman, pioneer, and peace-broker. She has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B QUEEN ELIZABETH HAR

Williams, Kate

Summary: "A lively and poignant biography of the young princess who, at the impressionable age of eleven, found that she was now heiress to the throne" --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 ELI

Summary: Follow Queen Elizabeth II's remarkable life, from her youth to her uncle Edward VIII's stunning abdication, and her father's coronation as King George VI. She defines the role of a modern monarch, leading the Royal Family and her subjects through the challenges of post-war reconstruction, decolonization, conflicts in South Africa, Northern Ireland and The Falklands, and the difficult days after...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD IN NOT RATED