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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.
The King's Speech


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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
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Report This 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.

Report This 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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