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Philippa Gregory

Born in Kenya in 1954, Philippa Gregory moved to England with her family and was educated in Bristol and at the National Council for the Training of Journalists course in Cardiff. She worked as a senior reporter on the Portsmouth News, and as a journalist and producer for BBC radio.

Philippa obtained a BA degree in history at the University of Sussex in Brighton and a PhD at Edinburgh University in 18th-century literature. Her first novel, Wideacre, was written as she completed her PhD and became an instant world wide bestseller. On its publication, she became a full-time writer, and now lives with her family on a small farm in the North of England.

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The White Queen

Philippa Gregory

ISBN:

9781416563686

Publisher:

Touchstone Books

Publication Date:

2009

Binding:

Hardcover

Synopsis:
A tale inspired by the War of the Roses follows the conflict from the perspective of Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery. By the a best-selling author.

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Other editions: Softcover - 2010, Softcover - 2010, 2009, 2009, Hardcover - 2009, Softcover - 2009, Softcover - 2009, Softcover - 2008, Hardcover - 2008, 2008


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