This informative title covers the life of the People's Princess, Diana, Princess of Wales. Readers learn of her childhood, her parent's divorce and her father's remarriage, her trip to boarding school, and the affects of these events on her life. Diana's first meeting with Charles, Prince of Wales in 1977 is detailed, as is their whirlwind courtship, fairytale wedding, the birth of the Princes William and Harry, and the couple's acrimonious divorce. Diana's struggle with bulimia, her suicide attempts, as well as her compassion for others in her service for AIDS, homelessness, and land mine awareness are also discussed. The positive changes in her life after her divorce and the events leading to her tragic death at age 36 are also examined. This book includes details of Diana's life and covers the controversies surrounding her life and death. Lives Cut Short is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.