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Mrs Jordan"s profession

the story of a great actress and a future King

by Claire Tomalin

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Published by Viking in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jordan, Dorothy, -- 1761-1816.,
  • William -- IV, -- King of Great Britain, -- 1765-1837.,
  • Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementClaire Tomalin.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 413 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19700118M
    ISBN 100670841595
    LC Control Number94080306

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Jordan had a dozen children and they all lived. For that, she was abandoned by the royal father and left to die alone in France. If you want a 17th century morality tale that would be right at home in the 21st century, you want it delivered on time, in great shape and for a jaw-dropping bargain of a price, this is the book for you/5(10).

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As gripping as the best fiction' Independent on Sunday Acclaimed as the greatest comic actress of her day, Dora Jordan lived a .Yet the story told in Mrs Jordan's Profession is, ultimately, a personal one, a love story with a sad and brutal ending. Its essence lies in the gaiety and charm of Dora singing and joking onstage in Drury Lane, in the accounts of life with the children at 'dear Bushy, ' in the notes she wrote to William in the days of happiness and the helpless, mystified letters that followed her dismissal.