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Henry S Sisters

Author : Cathy Lamb
ISBN : 9780749008284
Genre : Fiction
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Curl up with Cathy Lamb, an author you will come to cherish, as she makes you laugh, cry and reach for the chocolate... Ever since the Bommarito sisters were little girls their mother has written them a letter on pink paper when she has something especially important to tell them. And this time, the message is urgent and impossible to ignore, she requires open heart surgery, and Isabelle and her sisters are needed at home to run the family bakery and to take care of their brother, Henry, and ailing grandmother. Poignant, funny, and as irresistible as one of the Bommarito Bakery's delicious giant cupcakes, Henry's Sisters is a novel about family and forgiveness, about mothers and daughters, and about gaining the wisdom to look ahead while still holding tight to everything that matters most.

New Essays On Sister Carrie

Author : Donald Pizer
ISBN : 0521387140
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The four essays in this 1991 volume discuss approaches to Sister Carrie.

The Six Wives Of Henry Viii

Author : Alison Weir
ISBN : 0802198759
Genre : History
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A “brilliantly written and meticulously researched” biography of royal family life during England’s second Tudor monarch (San Francisco Chronicle). Either annulled, executed, died in childbirth, or widowed, these were the well-known fates of the six queens during the tempestuous, bloody, and splendid reign of Henry VIII of England from 1509 to 1547. But in this “exquisite treatment, sure to become a classic” (Booklist), they take on more fully realized flesh and blood than ever before. Katherine of Aragon emerges as a staunch though misguided woman of principle; Anne Boleyn, an ambitious adventuress with a penchant for vengeance; Jane Seymour, a strong-minded matriarch in the making; Anne of Cleves, a good-natured woman who jumped at the chance of independence; Katherine Howard, an empty-headed wanton; and Katherine Parr, a warm-blooded bluestocking who survived King Henry to marry a fourth time. “Combin[ing] the accessibility of a popular history with the highest standards of a scholarly thesis”, Alison Weir draws on the entire labyrinth of Tudor history, employing every known archive—early biographies, letters, memoirs, account books, and diplomatic reports—to bring vividly to life the fates of the six queens, the machinations of the monarch they married and the myriad and ceaselessly plotting courtiers in their intimate circle (The Detroit News). In this extraordinary work of sound and brilliant scholarship, “at last we have the truth about Henry VIII’s wives” (Evening Standard).

Henry Goldman Goldman Sachs And The Beginning Of Investment Banking

Author : Daniel Alef
ISBN : 9781608043163
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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King Henry Viii

Author : Leon Ashworth
ISBN : 1842342835
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The life of King Henry VIII is described in this book, which is part of the British History Makers series on famous figures who shaped historical events. Through the use of artwork, documentary evidence, and fact-filled information panels, a rounded picture is given of the turbulent time in which he lived.

Arthur S Home Magazine

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ISBN : IND:32000000693574
Genre : Women
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Memoirs Of Henry The Great And Of The Court Of France During His Reign

Author : William Henry Ireland
ISBN : OXFORD:N11966954
Genre : Courts and courtiers
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Henry V

Author : Christopher Allmand
ISBN : 9780300212938
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Thanks in part to Shakespeare, Henry V is one of England's best-known monarchs. The image of the king leading his army against the French, and the great victory at Agincourt, are part of English historical tradition. Yet, though indeed a soldier of exceptional skill, Henry V's reputation needs to be seen against a broader background of achievement. This sweepingly majestic book is based on the full range of primary sources and sets the reign in its full European context. Christopher Allmand shows that Henry V not only united the country in war but also provided domestic security, solid government, and a much needed sense of national pride. The book includes an updated foreword which takes stock of more recent publications in the field. "A far more rounded picture of Henry as a ruler than any previous study."--G.L. Harris, The Times

Sisters To The King

Author : Maria Perry
ISBN : 0233002081
Genre : Europe
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Much has been written about Henry VIII and his six wives, but his sisters, Margaret and Mary, had less of the limelight until Maria Perry examined their amazing lives and their influence on European history. In the Tudor age both Margaret and Mary were thought to be more important personalities than Henry's six wives. Margaret became Queen of Scotland at the age of 13. Mary, Henry's famously beautiful younger sister, was married off to the ageing King of France. Against convention both chose their second husbands for love. Maria Perry wonderfully illuminates the characters of these two remarkable women in this engrossing study, as well as uncovering new evidence on other aspects of the Tudor age: fresh information about Henry's upbringing and his wedding night; and a revealing new study of Henry's 'worldly jewel', his illegitimate son the Duke of Richmond, previously a shadowy figure. Truly groundbreaking in both depth and scope, Sisters to the King not only reveals two remarkable historical figures, but also radically alters our view of Henry VIII and Tudor history.

Henry Viii And His Wives Paper Dolls

Author : Tom Tierney
ISBN : 0486405753
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Colorful depictions of the famous monarch and all 6 of his queens include 9 dolls — one of each of the 6 wives, plus 3 of the king in early, middle, and later years. The 16 lavish costumes include royal armor and elegant gowns, all accurately rendered and with informative notes.

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