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Daughter of York

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Rendered a political pawn when her brother ascends to the throne in 1461, Princess Margaret of York is promised in marriage to the... Lire la suite
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Rendered a political pawn when her brother ascends to the throne in 1461, Princess Margaret of York is promised in marriage to the Duke of Burgundy's son in spite of her passionate love for a married man, a situation that shapes her subsequent role as aninfluential woman.

"Anne Easter Smith knows how to deliver a journey of the heart." -- Sandra Worthrth, author of Lady of the Roses

A native of England, Anne Easter Smith has lived in the United States for more than forty years. She was the features editor at a newspaper in New York State and now lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts, with her husband, Scott. You can visit her website at

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From the Book Sense bestselling author who has taken the historical fiction category by storm with her debut, "A Rose for the Crown," comes a stunning new novel, and a new theory about the life of one of historys most fascinating heroines.

History tells us that the intelligent, wealthy, and powerful Margaret of York had everything any woman could want, except for love. The acclaimed author of A Rose for the Crown takes us between the lines of history and into her heart.

It is 1461: Edward, son of Richard of York, ascends to the throne, and his willful sister, Margaret, immediately becomes a pawn in European politics as Edward negotiates her marriage. The young Margaret falls deeply in love with Anthony Woodville, the married brother of Edward's queen, Elizabeth. But Edward has arranged for his sister to wed Charles, son of the Duke of Burgundy, and soon Margaret is setting sail for her new life. Her official escort: Anthony Woodville.

Margaret of York eventually commanded the respect and admiration of much of Europe, but it appears to history that she had no emotional intimate. Anne Easter Smith's rare gift for storytelling and her extensive research reveal the love that burned at the center of Margaret's life, adding a new dimension to the story of one of the fifteenth century's most powerful women.

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Titre: Daughter of York
Code EAN: 9780743277310
ISBN: 978-0-7432-7731-0
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Simon & Schuster N.Y.
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 592
Poids: 658g
Taille: H236mm x B157mm x T38mm
Année: 2008