The Day Diana Died

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G.K. Hall & Company, Oct 1, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 381 pages
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The death of Diana, Princess of Wales, is a defining benchmark in history. A year after the fatal car crash, millions around the world still remain in shock. During the sixteen years since her wedding to Prince Charles, she had evolved from "Shy Di" to the most famous person in the world. For all her fame, much of the human drama that swirled around her death remains veiled in intrigue. Christopher Andersen draws upon important sources -- many of whom have agreed to speak here for the first time -- to re-create the events leading up to that fateful night.

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User Review  - cindyloumn - LibraryThing

Ok..I've always loved WHY in the world did I read this book?! ha. Didn't learn anything really new. A stretched out book to get it book like length,when it could have just been a magazine article!! 12/23/98 Read full review

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User Review  - bronwyn52 - LibraryThing

about the days leading up tp the accident that killed her, the aftermath in the hours and days after her death and peoples reactions around the world Read full review


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Christopher Andersen was born on May 26, 1949. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and joined the staff of Time Magazine as a contributing editor in 1969. He was the senior editor of People Magazine from 1974 to 1986. He has also written for numerous publications including The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Life, and Vanity Fair. He has written over 25 books. His early nonfiction books range from psychology in The Name Game to true crime in The Serpent's Tooth to art collecting in The Best of Everything. He is best known for his biographies including Somewhere in Heaven: The Remarkable Love Story of Dana and Christopher Reeve, The Day John Died, Madonna Unauthorized, and These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie. He received the Joan's Legacy Award for excellence in journalism regarding lung cancer in 2008.

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