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Duchess of Devonshire

Georgiana( )
Author: Foreman, Amanda
Publication Date:Feb 1999
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.99
Book Description:

Sex, intrigue and adultery in the world of high politics and huge wealth in late eighteenth-century England.

Author Biography
Foreman, Amanda (Author)

Amanda Lucy Foreman was born in London in 1968. She went to school at Sarah Lawrence College in New York and later at Columbia University. She returned to England in 1991and earned a Senior Scholarship at Lady Margaret Hall Oxford in 1993. It was at Oxford that she wrote her thesis "The political life of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, 1757-1806" which became the basis of her first biography. It won the 1998 Whitbread Prize for Best Biography. She went on to write several other historical works including: A World of Fire, The Ascent of a Woman, and The World Made by Women. She also utilizes her talent by writing for television, radio, and print media.


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