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Snowdon: The Biography by Anne de Courcy
Snowdon: The Biography by Anne de Courcy
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I live in the US and mainly have heard the trashy stuff about Princess M and Lord Snowdon. But after reading this book - which does not exclude the private life of the man - I learned so much about his contribution to the cultural and social life of Britain. I had no idea that he ever had polio, never mind that he went on and gave so much of his time to raising the quality of life for the disabled. Quite a man and gifted as can be. It's interesting that so many of the non-royals in the "firm" actually work and want to do more than cut ribbons. It does show how the Princess was bred to be vapid and now we see it in this generation with Charles. This books shows us snippets of how… Read more

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