One of Us: A Biography of Margaret Thatcher

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Pan, 1993 - Great Britain - 655 pages
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Written to coincide with a Channel 4 series on Lady Thatcher, this biography is based on intimate conversations between the Prime Minister and the major politicians of the period and Hugo Young. It traces her life from being an apprentice under Harold Macmillan and her participation in the government of Edward Heath, to her unquestioning destruction of the Conservatism of the 1950s and 1960s and her emergence as a senior stateswoman of the western world.

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The Iron Lady has now died, having observed her from afar I knew little about her. This is a biography of Margaret Thatcher, but does not pretend to cover all the details, but an more of an analysis ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Hugo Young has been a political columnist on the Guardian since 1984. Before that he was a leader-writer, investigative journalist and political columnist on the Sunday Times. He was named Columnist of the Year in the British Press Awards 1980, 1983 and 1985, and was honoured by Granada TV's What
The Papers Say in 1985.

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