Bronwen Astor Her Life and Times by Peter Stanford

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Published by HarperCollins (UK) .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Biography: general,
  • Rich & Famous

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9919960M
ISBN 100006388590
ISBN 109780006388593
OCLC/WorldCa45328951

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Bronwen eventually moved out of Cliveden and set up various other homes as she spent her time in continuing Bill Astor's charity work and developing herself a career as a psychotherapist.

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Peter Stanford’s previous books include biographies of Lord Longford, Cardinal Basil Hume, Bronwen Astor and the Devil. He has also written an investigation of the Pope Joan legend and a polemical book, Catholics and Sex, which accompanied a Channel 4 television series.

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Bronwen Astor, who has died a was the chatelaine of Cliveden, the estate where John Profumo met Christine Keeler, at the time of the scandal that rocked s a. Bronwen married former Tory MP and enormously rich aristocrat Bill Astor, 3rd Viscount Astor, in when she was a highly-successful model and muse to.

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Peter James Stanford (born ) is an English writer, editor, journalist and presenter, known for his biographies and writings on religion and ethics.

His biography of Lord Longford was the basis for the BAFTA-winning film Longford starring Jim Broadbent in the title role. A former editor of the Catholic Herald newspaper, Stanford is also director of the Longford Trust for prison : Peter James Stanford, 23 November.

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