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Ekaterina Desnitskaya with Prince Chakrabongse, on cover of 'Katya & The Prince of Siam', by River Books.

Katya & The Prince of Siam

By (author) Narisa Chakrabongse


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  • Captivating story that changed the course of history
  • Riveting account of Katya's journey to become Mom Katerin
  • Biographical story that bridges Siam, Russia, England and France
  • Rare and unseen portraits, letters and diary entries
  • Fascinating insight into pre-revolutionary Russia and the Siamese court
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About the Author
Narisa Chakrabongse is the only daughter of Prince Chula Chakrabongse of Thailand and his English wife Elisabeth Hunter. She is the author of many books as well as the editor of the Oxford River Books English-Thai Dictionary and approximately fifty other titles related to art and culture in Southeast Asia. She is the founding president of Green World Foundation (GWF), an environmental foundation promoting education about environmental issues in schools. A well-known media personality in Thailand, she withdrew from the torch-running ceremony for the 2008 Summer Olympics, protesting against China's actions in Tibet; the first person to do so though followed by many others.
River Books
31st Mar 2020
Paperback / softback
World excluding Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam
248 mm x 178 mm
252 Pages
186 b&w
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