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Elita en haar lewe met FW de Klerk (ePub) | Biography

Martie Retief-Meiring

Beginning in Kolonaki, the most fashionable district of Athens, and ending at Wildepaadejacht, a farm in Africa, Elita traces the life journey of Elizabeth “Elita” Lanaras and her quest for love.

Elita was the archetypal poor little rich girl, born to millionaire parents but left to her own devices and a Swiss nanny before being sent off to a school she hated. Her mother, Nitza, insisted that she spoke French and took an interest only when she could take Elita shopping for designer dresses in Paris, while her father was mostly away making deals, recovering the family fortune lost in the war.

At 18, Elita married the debonair, British-educated and equally wealthy Tony Georgiadis, Lady Clio Crawford’s son, future owner of Stud House, a stately mansion with its six acres of land. But still Elita felt a deep yearning …

This book traces her search for meaning and love, her meeting with FW De Klerk, and the difficult path they had to walk to be together. Filled with political high drama and set against the background of the internatonal glitterati, it is ultimately a story of hope and happy endings.

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Elita en haar lewe met FW de Klerk (ePub) | Biography

Author: Martie Retief-Meiring
Category: Biography
ISBN: 9780624051572
Date Released: 08 April 2007
Price (incl. VAT): R 355.00
Format: ePub, 168 + 32 photo section

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Martie Retief-Meiring

Martie Retief-Meiring became a journalist after receiving a BA degree from Stellenbosch University. She worked for several publications (Die Burger, Die...