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Author Eade, Philip.

Title Sylvia : queen of the headhunters : an eccentric Englishwoman and her lost kingdom / Philip Eade.

Publication Info. New York : Picador, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Biographies  B SYLVIA RANEE E    In Mending
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  959.5 EA    Check Shelf
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xxi, 362 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, genealogical table ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 348-350) and index.
Note Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007.
Summary Documents the story of the world's first white Ranee, the controversial consort of Sir Vyner Brooke, covering her relationship with her family, her role as her husband's private secretary, her decadence, and her literary achievements.
Subject Sylvia, Ranee, consort of Vyner, Rajah of Sarawak, 1885-1971.
Queens -- Malaysia -- Sarawak -- Biography.
English -- Malaysia -- Sarawak -- Biography.
Sarawak -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
ISBN 9781250045898 (hardcover)
1250045894 (hardcover)
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