Mrs Jordan's Profession: The Actress and the Prince.
Dora Jordan was a great comic actress in the late 18th century, admired and beloved by all. The Duke of Clarence fell in love with her and convinced her to live with him. She bore him 10 children and often supported the household with her stage wages. Yet eventually he abandoned her, married a German princess, and became a king. In 1816 she died deserted. A riveting biography of one of the rock stars of the era that is also a tragic love story. First American Edition. Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. Hb, Dj. USED. $10.00