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Logue, Mark
The King's speech / Mark Logue and Peter Conradi
New York : Sterling, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DA585.L64 K56 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Logue, Lionel, 1880-1953
Logue, Lionel, 1880-1953 -- Friends and associates
George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952
George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952 -- Friends and associates
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-2002
Subject(s) Speech therapists -- Australia -- Biography
Speech disorders -- Patients -- Biography
Speech therapy -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Subject Great Britain -- Kings and rulers
Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952
Physical Description xiv, 242 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-232) and index
Summary Presents the life of the Australian speech therapist who helped the English king, George VI, overcome a lifelong speech disorder and become an eloquent leader of his people during the difficult days of World War II
Contents God save the King -- The "common colonial" -- Passage to England -- Growing pains -- Diagnosis -- Court dress with feathers -- The calm before the storm -- Edward VIII's 327 days -- In the shadow of the coronation -- After the coronation -- The path to war -- "Kill the Austrian house painter" -- Dunkirk and the dark days -- The tide turns -- Victory -- The last words
Alternate Author Conradi, Peter

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