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Blood, toil, tears and sweat : the great speeches

Author: Winston Churchill; David Cannadine
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2007.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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"The only political leader to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, Winston Churchill used language as a weapon at a time when he possessed nothing more than an empty armory with which to fight his nation's enemies. In this major volume, David Cannadine-one of the foremost historians of modern Britain-selects thirty-three speeches ranging over fifty years, demonstrating how Churchill honed his rhetoric until the day  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winston Churchill; David Cannadine
ISBN: 9780141442068 0141442069
OCLC Number: 155678549
Notes: Previous edition: London: Cassell, 1989.
Includes index.
Description: liv, 355 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Winston S. Churchill ; edited, with an introduction, by David Cannadine.

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A collection of thirty-three orations ranging over fifty years, demonstrating how Winston Churchill gradually honed his rhetoric.  Read more...

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-Churchill was a word-spinner of genius. . . . A splendid anthology.- -The Sunday Telegraph (London) "Churchill was a word-spinner of genius. . . . A splendid anthology." -The Sunday Telegraph Read more...

 
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