Donna Lee Harper
From St Saviours Jersey, England. Spent life as researcher and became a specialist concerning Lillie Langtry. "I fell in love with her," Harper says, "because she had a lot of courage and pure guts."
Donna Lee Harper passed away in 1996, two years after the first publication of her Diary of Lillie Langtry. "I took her life, who she met, and turned one piece into vignettes that many of would have loved to experience."
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The Diary of Lillie Langtry
She was acknowledged as the most beautiful woman in the world but she wanted more than accolades from artists and photographers. She soon became the mistress of Edward Albert, prince of Wales and future king of England, then turned her talents to acting, her ultimate triumph.
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