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Bradford, Sarah 1938-

Overview
Works: 68 works in 297 publications in 3 languages and 15,523 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: CT275.O552, B
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Most widely held works by Sarah Bradford
America's queen : the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 2,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of an American icon chronicles the rise of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis from "debutante of the year" in 1947 through her subsequent high-powered marriages to JFK and Aristotle Onassis
Lucrezia Borgia : life, love and death in Renaissance Italy by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the infamous Renaissance woman's origins as the illegitimate child of Pope Alexander VI, forced first marriage at the age of thirteen, increasing power during two subsequent marriages, and role in the era's political struggles
Disraeli by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
17 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of Britain's great prime minister as a contemporary might have seen him
Elizabeth : a biography of Britain's Queen by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II from her birth to the age of seventy, examining her roles as celebrity, symbol of British history, executive, and mother, with information drawn from first-hand observances of the royals and interviews with friends, politicians, courtiers, and Palace employees
Princess Grace by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on privileged access to Prince Rainier and other intimates of the royal circle, this biography portrays the life of the famous actress-turned-princess, from her childhood in Philadelphia to her royal life in Monte Carlo
Diana by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Czech and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Draws on interviews with individuals closest to the late princess to discuss her life behind the scandals, tracing her courtship with Prince Charles, transformation into a high-profile public figure, and the role of Camilla Parker Bowles in the collapse of her marriage
The reluctant king : the life & reign of George VI, 1895-1952 by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Friday, December 11, 1936, King Edward VIII abdicated the British throne to marry Wallis Simpson. The abdication came at a crucial time in history, with Hitler and Mussolini allied, and Europe moving toward war. Suddenly Edward's younger brother, Albert, had to assume the throne. At forty-one, the new King faced not only a difficult family crisis, but a skeptical British press and public as well. Though he was sometimes a reluctant monarch, George VI possessed the self-discipline and integrity that his brother lacked. He would reign until his death in 1952, leaving to his eldest daughter, Elizabeth II, a throne more stable than England had known since Victoria ruled. This book is the first truly intimate portrait of the man and his entire family. The author has penetrated the closed circle that surrounds the royal family through archival research in the United States and Britain, the discovery of unpublished diaries and private letters, and extensive interviews. The abdication crisis, the King's leadership during the war, his relationship with Churchill, the unfolding saga of the two brothers, and much more are examined in detail by this biography
Cesare Borgia, his life and times by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
14 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portugal by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
9 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elizabeth : a biography of Her Majesty the Queen by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Splendours and miseries : a life of Sacheverell Sitwell by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Queen Elizabeth II : her life in our times by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elizabeth II has lived through the Abdication, the Blitz and World War Two, the sex and spy scandals of the swinging sixties, the Cold War and the nuclear threat and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. She has known 11 US Presidents including JFK and Ronald Reagan, and other world leaders like President Mandela and Pope John XXII. Her Prime Ministers have ranged from Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher to David Cameron, the last only ten years older than her grandson. Her own family experiences, a mixture of happiness and crisis, weddings and divorces, and, in the case of Diana, violent death, have been lived in the glare of tabloid headlines. More than 2 billion people watched the wedding of her grandson Prince William to Catherine Middleton in 2010 shortly before she made the first State Visit to Ireland by a British monarch for 100 years. Our world has changed more in her lifetime than in any of her predecessors': the Queen has remained a calm presence at the centre, earning the respect of monarchists and republicans
Sacheverell Sitwell : splendours and miseries by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King George VI by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Diana by Sarah Bradford ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Draws on interviews with individuals closest to the late princess to discuss her life behind the scandals, tracing her courtship with Prince Charles, transformation into a high-profile public figure, and the role of Camilla Parker Bowles in the collapse of her marriage
The Sitwells and the arts of the 1920s and 1930s : National Portrait Gallery, London ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
America's queen [the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis] by Sarah Bradford ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis has captivated the American public for more than five decades. From her introduction to the world as debutante of the year in 1947 to her untimely death in 1994, she has truly remained America's answer to royalty
Queen Elizabeth : her life in our times by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George VI by Sarah Bradford ( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
America's queen the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis by Sarah Bradford ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Acclaimed biographer Sarah Bradford explores the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the woman who has captivated the public for more than five decades, in a definitive portrait that is both sympathetic and frank. With an extraordinary range of candid interviews-many with people who have never spoken in such depth on record before-Bradford offers new insights into the woman behind the public persona. She creates a coherent picture out of Jackie's tumultuous and cosmopolitan life-from the aristocratic milieu of Newport and East Hampton to the Greek isles, from political Washington to New York's publishing community. She probes Jackie's privileged upbringing, her highly public marriages, and her roles as mother and respected editor, and includes rare photos from private collections to create the most complete account yet written of this legendary life
 
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Alternative Names
Bradford, Sarah
Bradford, Sarah H.
ブラッドフォード, サラ
Languages
English (177)
Italian (1)
Czech (1)
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