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The King's Speech

How One Man Saved the British Monarchy
Logue, Mark (Audiobook CD - 2011 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Albert, Duke of York began to see speech therapist Lionel Logue in a desperate bid to cure his lifelong stammer. Little did the two men know that this unlikely friendship would ultimately save the House of Windsor from collapse. The amiable Logue gave the shy young Duke the skills and the confidence to stand and deliver before a crowd. And when his elder brother, Edward VIII, abdicated the throne to marry for love, 'Bertie' was able to assume the reins of power as King George VI.
Authors: Logue, Mark
Title: The king's speech
how one man saved the British monarchy
[sound recording]
Publisher: Old Saybrook, CT : Tantor Audio, p2011
Edition: Unabridged ed
Characteristics: 6 sound discs (ca. 7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: Subtitle from web page
Unabridged
Compact discs
Duration: 7:00:00
Summary: Albert, Duke of York began to see speech therapist Lionel Logue in a desperate bid to cure his lifelong stammer. Little did the two men know that this unlikely friendship would ultimately save the House of Windsor from collapse. The amiable Logue gave the shy young Duke the skills and the confidence to stand and deliver before a crowd. And when his elder brother, Edward VIII, abdicated the throne to marry for love, 'Bertie' was able to assume the reins of power as King George VI.
Awards & Distinctions: LJ Best Audiobooks 2011
ListenUp Awards 2011
Additional Contributors: Conradi, Peter
Vance, Simon
ISBN: 9781452601304
1452601305
Branch Call Number: 941.084 LOGUE
Statement of Responsibility: Mark Logue and Peter Conradi
Performers: Read by Simon Vance.
Subject Headings: 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 Speech therapists Australia Biography Speech disorders Patients Biography
Topical Term: Speech therapists
Speech disorders
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Aug 15, 2012
  • de_grammont rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Fantastic work on the life and speech therapy work of Lionel Logue and his work with King George prior to and during the Second World War.

May 16, 2012
  • SnuggleB68 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very interesting read. A bit dry at times, but filled with facts not only about the monarchy, but about speech therapy. Lots to learn from this book.

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