2012. First edition, first printing. A trade paperback copy in very good condition.
Prince William has emerged as the people's prince, surfacing from a lifetime of scrutiny and speculation as a discerning and charming young man, determined to serve the nation he loves.His wedding to long-term sweetheart Kate Middleton last year was watched by over two billion people around the world. Protective of his new bride, William has emphasised that he's keen to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past. William has inherited her instinctive empathy for others and in both his professional and personal life he has demonstrated a rare ability to get on with people from all walks of life.In BORN TO BE KING acclaimed royal writer Penny Junor tells his fascinating story - from growing up in the spotlight; the tragic death of his mother; his career serving in the RAF; the love story with Kate and their fairytale wedding.This is the definitive portrait of a remarkable young man.
PENNY JUNOR is a journalist and has written for the Evening Standard and Private Eye. She's been writing bestselling royal biographies for over thirty years, and as a result has a very close relationship with the palace. She also recently co-authored the memoirs of Pattie Boyd and Cliff Richard. PRINCE WILLIAM was born on Monday, June 21, 1982 in London and is the elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales. He is second in line to the British throne. After studying at the University of St. Andrews he joined the Royal Air Force and is now a full-time pilot. He has followed his mother's famous example and become involved in many humanitarian and environmental causes since her death, becoming a patron for numerous charities. He married Kate Middleton in April 2011.
: Hodder & Stoughton
: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
: March 2012
: 3.1 Centimeters X 15.5 Centimeters X 23.5 Centimeters