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By Christopher P Andersen. 2001
Portraits of the princes William and Harry, with and without their mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. Andersen describes the boys'… development from hellions to seemingly well-adjusted adolescents, and the roles of Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth II, and Camilla Parker Bowles after Diana's death. He also looks at the women in William's life. Bestseller. 2001.
By Andrew Morton. 1992
Morton uses information from undisclosed sources and Diana's family and friends for this portrait of the Princess of Wales, beginning… with her childhood. Morton believes that Diana is an unhappy woman, trapped in a loveless marriage, who distrusts everyone around her, but who is coming to terms with her life -- changing from victim to victor. Bestseller 1992.
By Stephen Birmingham. 1981
By Andrew Marr. 2011
With the flair for narrative and the meticulous research that readers have come to expect, Andrew Marr turns his attention… to the monarch - and to the monarchy, chronicling the Queen's pivotal role at the centre of the state, which is largely hidden from the public gaze, and making a strong case for the institution itself. 2011.
By Anne E Neimark. 1980
Traces Father Damien's life, from his birth in 1840 to his death of leprosy in 1889. His accomplishments in the… leper colony on the Hawaiian island of Molokai attracted worldwide attention and generated support for research and treatment of leprosy. For junior and senior high readers. c1980.
By Perry Garfinkel. 2006
Why does an idea that's 2,500 years old seem more relevant today than ever before? How can the Buddha's teachings… help us solve many of the world's problems? Journalist Perry Garfinkel circumnavigated the globe to discover the heart of Buddhism and the reasons for its growing popularity - and ended up discovering himself in the process. 2006.
By Charles W Colson. 1976
By John A Munro, Margaret Outerbridge. 1990
By Carole C Carlson. 1983
By John Oliphant. 1991
An investigation into the life of legendary cult leader Brother Twelve. Edward Arthur Wilson, otherwise known as Brother Twelve, founded… a messianic cult, the Aquarian Foundation, on Vancouver Island in 1927. Oliphant traces the development of the cult and the repercussions which followed its collapse. c1991.
By Anthony Holden. 1988
Charles, Prince of Wales, heir to the only surviving major monarchy in the world and to one of the greatest… fortunes on earth, is portrayed as an isolated man in search of a purpose. He has developed an interest in architecture and public housing, but does not appear to have found satisfaction in his role as husband and father. 1998.
By Joni Eareckson Tada. 1986
Over 20 years ago, Joni was in an accident which left her a quadriplegic. She examines why life in Christ… is so important, and how the Holy Spirit brings choices through which people can change. c1986.
By Ralph G Martin. 1985
Provides a detailed account of the genealogies of the Prince and Princess of Wales, discusses the childhood and young adulthood… of each, and tells of their romance, wedding and matrimonial life. Bestseller. 1985.
By Martin E Marty. 1981
A distinguished Church historian's assessment of what has been happening in the world and church over the last forty years,… amplified by his own personal recollections. He calls for an ecumenical dialogue between faiths and challenges us to be more responsive to God. 1981.
By Karen Armstrong. 2001
A biographical study of the revered religious leader, traditionally thought to have died in India in 483 B.C. Traces the… main events of his life, from his renunciation of family through his quest for enlightenment, as evidenced in his teachings. Examines his philosophy for its message to humanity. Bestseller. 2001.
By Jane Resh Thomas. 1998
Discusses Elizabeth from her birth in 1533 to her death in 1603 within the social and political context of the… time in which she ruled. The author looks at the personal aspects of the queen's life, including why she never married. For junior high readers. 1998.
By Paul James. 1987
By John Charles Pollock. 1981
Biography of 18th century clergyman John Newton, a one-time slave whose life was transformed. According to his journals, he was… "a wretch," a prodigal son, lost and "blind," but was saved by amazing grace to become a great hymn writer, evangelist and author. 1981.
By Régine Pernoud. 1965
" La postérité n'a retenu de cette personnalité féminine hors pair que d'avoir abandonné la couronne de France pour celle… d'Angleterre, oubliant qu'Aliénor d'Aquitaine fut deux fois reine et mère de deux rois, menaça le pape et gouverna avec maîtrise et clairvoyance. R. Pernoud a voulu, en historienne, retracer sa vie dans un style romanesque. " -- 4e de couv.
By Henri Troyat. 2004