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Bonnie Prince Charlie

(1989)
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Bonnie Prince Charlie is celebrated in Scotland as the Young Pretender, Charles Stuart, the hero whose claim to the British throne divided the kingdom and shook the opulent monarchies of continental Europe In this compelling and absorbing biography, Carolly Erickson brings all her masterly skills to bear in telling the story of the motley band of Highland rebels who challenged George III and embraced Bonnie Prince Charlie as their last hope. She tells the story of their crushing defeat, chronicling with bone-chilling accuracy the massacre at Culloden, where women wailed through the silent spring night after the battle, identifying corpses of their loved ones. Erickson follows Charles after the disaster, homeless but seldom friendless, as he lived out his picaresque life on the continent. Tormented by his own inner demons, the boy-hero gradually became an irascible, misogynistic old man, closeted with his memories of the windswept moors of Scotland, still clinging to the belief that he was meant to be king.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 1998 : UK Hardback
Title: Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Biography
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 0-86051-712-8 / 978-0-86051-712-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robson Books Ltd
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January 1989 : USA Hardback
Title: Bonnie Prince Charlie
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 0-688-06087-0 / 978-0-688-06087-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow & Co
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Paperback Editions

October 2001 : UK Paperback
Title: Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Biography
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 1-86105-396-7 / 978-1-86105-396-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robson Books Ltd
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November 1990 : USA Paperback
Title: Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Biography
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 0-688-10006-6 / 978-0-688-10006-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Quill
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Audio Editions

July 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: Bonnie Prince Charlie
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
Publisher: Recorded Books
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July 2011 : UK Audio edition
Title: Bonnie Prince Charlie
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

1998 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Bonnie Prince Charlie
Author(s): Carolly Erickson
ISBN: 0-7887-1923-8 / 978-0-7887-1923-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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