The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher, from Grocer's Daughter to Prime Minister

The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher, from Grocer's Daughter to Prime Minister

Paperback

$18.00
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for delivery by Wednesday, June 23

Overview

The Iron Lady, the definitive Margaret Thatcher biography, is available just in time for the movie starring Meryl Streep as one of the most infamous figures in postwar politics.

Whether you love her or hate her, Margaret Thatcher's impact on twentieth-century history is undeniable. From her humble, small-town upbringing to her rise to power as the United Kingdom's first female prime minister, to her dramatic fall from grace after more than three decades of service, celebrated biographer John Campbell delves into the story of this fascinating woman's life as no one has before. The result of more than nine years of meticulous research, The Iron Lady is the only balanced, unvarnished portrait of Margaret Thatcher, one of the most vital and controversial political figures of our time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780143120872
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/25/2011
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 81,098
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 8.46(h) x 1.26(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John Campbell is a leading political biographer. His other books include Lloyd George, Pistols at Dawn: Two Hundred Years of Political Rivalry from Pitt and Fox to Blair and Brown, and Edward Heath, for which he won the NCR Book Award. He lives in England.

Customer Reviews