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The White Queen (2009)
(eAudiobook)


Published: [United States] : Simon & Schuster Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2009
Edition:  Abridged
Description:  1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.)) : digital
ISBN/ISSN: 9780743582308 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 0743582306 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book),
Language:  English


Read by Bianca Amato

The inspiration for the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen, #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings to life the extraordinary story of Elizabeth Woodville, a woman who rises from obscurity to become Queen of England and changes the course of history forever. Elizabeth Woodville is a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition. Her mother is Jacquetta, also known as the mystical lady of the rivers, and she is even more determined to bring power and wealth to the family line. While riding in the woods one day, Elizabeth captures the attentions of the newly crowned King Edward IV and, despite her common upbringing, marries him in secret. When she is raised up to be his queen, the English court is outraged, but Elizabeth rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for her family's dominance. Yet despite her best efforts and even with the help of her mother's powers, her two sons become pawns in a famous unsolved mystery that has confounded historians for centuries: the lost princes in the Tower of London. In this dazzling account of the deadly Wars of the Roses, brother turns on brother to win the ultimate prize: the throne of England

Mode of access: World Wide Web

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Biographical fiction
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Additional Credits:
Amato, Bianca
Gregory, Philippa.
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