The Prince & I: My Life With Prince Bira Of Siam by Princess Ceril BirabongseThe Prince & I: My Life With Prince Bira Of Siam by Princess Ceril Birabongse

The Prince & I: My Life With Prince Bira Of Siam

byPrincess Ceril Birabongse

Paperback | November 12, 2019

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The Prince & Iis the the story of the passionate love of Bira, Prince of Siam, grandson of King Mongkut of The King & I fame, and the young Englishwoman who would become his wife, Princess Ceril Birabongse. The fascinating autobiography charts the life of Prince and Princess Birabongse, a life that was constantly filled with excitement and fascinating people, including Noel Coward, Princess Marina, The Duchess of Kent, and even Anthony Blunt and Guy Burgess. Illustrating her narrative with a selection of private photographs, extending from her childhood years to her elegant retirement on Lake Garda, the author paints a rich picture of life during the golden days of the 1930s, and of a man who was not only a Prince, but a sculptor, Olympic sailor, and racing driver - the only Southeast Asian Formula One driver of the 20th Century.
Ceril Heycockwas born in 1916 in London, where she grew up and was educated locally at Challoner School, Queen's Gate School, and Claremont School at Esher. Ceril's brother, Way, first met Prince Bira Birabongse of Siam at the age of 13, when they were both at Eton, but it wasn't until Ceril was 17 and attending art school, that she fi...
Title:The Prince & I: My Life With Prince Bira Of SiamFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 12, 2019Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1845845692

ISBN - 13:9781845845698