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Churchill

Author: Paul Johnson
Publisher: New York : Viking, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed historian Paul Johnson shows how Churchill's immense adaptability combined with his natural pugnacity to make him a formidable leader for the better part of a century. Rich with anecdote and quotation, Johnson's narrative illustrates the British statesman's humor, resilience, courage, and eccentricity as no other biography before.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Johnson
ISBN: 9780670021055 0670021059
OCLC Number: 311075475
Description: 181 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Young thruster --
Liberal statesman --
The lessons of failure --
Success and disasters --
The unregarded prophet --
Supreme power and frustration --
Glorious twilight.
Responsibility: Paul Johnson.

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Acclaimed historian Paul Johnson shows how Churchill's immense adaptability combined with his natural pugnacity to make him a formidable leader for the better part of a century. Rich with anecdote and quotation, Johnson's narrative illustrates the British statesman's humor, resilience, courage, and eccentricity as no other biography before.

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