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My Story by Sarah Ferguson and Jeff Coplon. In this autobiography, the Duchess of York reveals herself as a deeply fearful and insecure woman who never thought she was good enough to be a member of the royal family. She accuses the "Grey Men" who work at Buckingham Palace of plotting to destroy her, but she mostly blames herself for the scandal surrounding her marriage. First published in 1996.
Finding Sarah: A Duchess's Journey to Find Herself by Sarah Ferguson. Fergie shares advice she received, diary excerpts, and personal emails from friends and family as she struggled with comfort eating, self-loathing, and over-spending. Published in 2011.
Reinventing Yourself With the Duchess of York: Inspiring Stories and Strategies by Sarah, Duchess of York. Sarah explains how she overcame her lack of self-confidence and transformed her life, and how readers can do the same.
What I Know Now by Sarah, Duchess of York. Fergie shares simple lessons she learned the hard way. Published in 2007.
Dining With the Duchess: Making Every Day Meals a Special Occasion by Sarah Ferguson. Fergie shares her favorite low-fat recipes from the Weight Watchers program -- everything from a simple weeknight meal to a festive holiday occasion. Each menu is introduced by the Duchess with an anecdote from her personal life.
Energy Breakthrough: Jump-Start Your Weight Loss and Feel Great by Sarah, Duchess of York. More diet and fitness advice from Fergie and Weight Watchers.
Win the Weight Game: Successful Strategies for Living Well by Sarah, Duchess of York. "I hit rock bottom in 1996" Sarah writes. She credits Weight Watchers with saving her life by teaching her how to control her habits and her weight. (This review © Amazon.com)
Dieting With the Duchess: Secrets & Sensible Advice for a Great Body by Sarah, Duchess of York. Fergie reveals the nutrition and exercise secrets that helped her lose weight.
Moments: Reflections in Words and Pictures by Sarah, Duchess of York. Photos taken by the Duchess during her travels and of her family,accompanied by quotes from her favorite writers and her own comments.
Victoria and Albert: A Family Life at Osborne House by Sarah, Duchess of York. Offers fresh insight into the lives of Queen Victoria and her husband. 200 photographs, 100 in color.
Children's Books Written by Fergie
Tea for Ruby by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York; illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. The postman brings accident-prone Ruby an invitation to have tea with the Queen. Will Ruby be ready in time? For children ages 4 to 8.
Little Red series by Sarah Ferguson, illustrated by Sam Williams. The adventures of Little Red and her friends. For children ages 4 to 8.
Budgie: The Little Helicopter by the Duchess of York; illustrated by John Richardson. Successful children's picture book series about the adventures of an intrepid helicopter. Aimed at preschool children.
Helping Hands series by Sarah, Duchess of York, illustrated by Ian Cunliffe. Titles include Ashley Learns About Strangers, Matthew and the Bullies, Michael and His Baby Brother, and Emily's First Day of School. For children ages 4 to 8.
Fergie Confidential: The Real Story by Chris Hutchins and Peter Thompson. Chronicles Fergie's rise to the royal family and her fall from grace.
Fergie: Her Secret Life by Allan Starkie. The author is a friend of Fergie's former business advisor and lover, John Bryan (the man who was photographed apparently sucking her toes).
Fergie: The Very Private Life of the Duchess of York by Madame Vasso. The author is a psychic who secretly tape recorded some of the conversations she had with Fergie.
Their Royal Highnesses the Duke & Duchess of York by Christopher Warwick and Valerie Garner. This book, published to commemorate the wedding of Prince Andrew to Sarah Ferguson in 1986, charts their engagement and wedding in words and pictures.
The Book of the Royal Wedding by Alastair Burnet. 128 pages of photographs from the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of York as well as previous royal weddings.
A Date With Death: The Fatal Transformation of Jane Andrews, Royal Confidante Turned Killer by Allan Starkie. Andrews, a former employee of the Duchess of York, was convicted of murdering her boyfriend.
Growing Up Royal: Life in the Shadow of the British Throne by Jane Billinghurst looks at the lives of Prince William, Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice, and Princess Eugenie. For children ages 9 to 12.
These DVDs are formatted for North American audiences.
Sarah Ferguson: Untamed Royal. Intimate interviews with insiders highlight this insightful portrait of the irrepressible former member of Britain's Royal Family.
Fergie: The Duchess Who Dared. A 2001 documentary from the "Royal Family Collection." Sometimes available.
Fergie: Downfall of a Duchess. Documentary from the Royal Family Collection series. Sometimes available.
Andrew: The Playboy Prince. Royal watchers and veterans of London's tabloid press offer their insights in this look at the charismatic Duke of York. From A&E's "Biography" series. Sometimes available.
Budgie the Little Helicopter. Cartoons on videotape, based on Fergie's stories about an intrepid helicopter. Aimed at preschool children. Sometimes available.
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