Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
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.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-02-28 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
The fourth and final volume covers the years 1881-1900 which were without a doubt the most politically charged, unstable and volatile period in Hawaiian history. While reciprocity agreements with the United States had resulted in prosperity, sugar politics and the interests of Island businessmen were pitted against a monarch desirous
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Quercus Books
One man saved the British Royal Family in the first decades of the 20th century - he wasn't a prime minister or an archbishop of Canterbury. He was an almost unknown, and self-taught, speech therapist named Lionel Logue, whom one newspaper in the 1930s famously dubbed 'The Quack who saved
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-25 - Publisher: Hachette UK
Lionel Logue was a self-taught and almost unknown Australian speech therapist. Yet it was this outgoing, amiable man who almost single-handedly turned the nervous, tongue-tied Duke of York into one of Britain's greatest kings after his brother, Edward VIII, abdicated in 1936 over his love for Mrs Simpson. The King's