In her gorgeous, colorful new book on Queen Elizabeth, Jennie Bond pays tribute to Her Majesty’s life from birth to present day.
The British reporter, who joined the BBC in 1977 before becoming a royal correspondent in 1989, highlighted milestones both large and small, from the Queen’s quiet upbringing to that “Annus Horribilis” in Elizabeth: A Celebration In Photographs of The Queen’s Life And Reign (Published by Carlton Publishing Group, dist. by Trafalgar Square Publishing/iPg).
CELEBUZZ reveals an exclusive excerpt, as well as photos from the book, to be released October 1st, 2013
By nature Elizabeth is a countrywoman, happiest in a tweed skirt and headscarf walking her dogs, or in jodhpurs and hacking jacket (stubbornly minus the hat) riding one of her thoroughbreds. Even though she is now over eighty-five, she enjoys a sedate trot across her estates at Sandringham, Balmoral or Windsor. Perhaps because of the solitary job that became hers so suddenly when she was twenty-five, Elizabeth has always been something of a loner, content with her own company – when she can get it.
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