The Resource 17 carnations : The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History., Andrew Morton, (downloadable audiobook)

17 carnations : The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History., Andrew Morton, (downloadable audiobook)

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17 carnations : The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History.
Title
17 carnations
Title remainder
The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History.
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Andrew Morton
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eng
Summary
A meticulously researched historical tour de force in the style of the bestselling In the Garden of BeastsHistorian Andrew Morton's 17 Carnations combines his considerable research background with his proven talent for addictive and readable narrative, giving us a true story steeped in intrigue, suspense, and historical drama.17 Carnations tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor, and his wife Wallis Simpson, whose affair with Joachim von Ribbentrop embroiled the duke in a German plot to use him as a puppet king during their takeover of the British Empire. Although we know that the war ended with Hitler's defeat, Edward's story was far from over. The duke's collaboration with Hitler had resulted in piles of correspondence between them. This damning correspondence, now hidden in a German castle that had fallen to American soldiers, could forever tarnish the reputation of the royal family. 17 Carnations reveals, for the first time in history, the story of the cover-up of those letters, starting with a daring heist—by order of Churchill and the king themselves—to bring the letters back safely to England and out of American hands.Morton's unique experience and training make him the perfect person to tell this story as it's never been told before, fusing history and entertainment to create a vivid, atmospheric chronicle of the Windsors' darkest secrets. The shadowy connection between the House of Windsor, the German aristocracy, and Hitler has hovered on the edge of public consciousness for decades, but no royal biography or historical chronicle has been able to tell the full story—until now. Drawing on FBI documents, material from the German and British Royal Archives, and the personal correspondence of Churchill, Truman, Eisenhower, and the Windsors themselves, 17 Carnations is a dazzling historical drama full of adventure, intrigue, and startling revelations by a master of the genre
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Morton, Andrew
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Narrator: James Langton
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  • Langton, James
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  • Nonfiction
  • History
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adult
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17 carnations : The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History., Andrew Morton, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2153302
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Unabridged
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Unabridged.
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1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
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9781478959137
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
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sound
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digital recording
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
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Label
17 carnations : The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History., Andrew Morton, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2153302
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocm00000005b9446a7-ef0f-4c9a-98f4-7abad12b4b86
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478959137
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
5B9446A7-EF0F-4C9A-98F4-7ABAD12B4B86
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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