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The Churchills : a family at the heart of history--from the Duke of Marlborough to Winston Churchill

Author: Mary S Lovell
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the First Duke of Marlborough - soldier of genius, restless empire-builder and cuckolder of Charles II - onwards, the Churchills have been politicians, gamblers and profligates, heroes and womanisers. The Churchills is a richly layered portrait of an extraordinary set of men and women - grandly ambitious, regularly impecunious, impulsive, arrogant and brave. And towering above the Churchill clan is the figure  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill; Churchill family.; Churchill family.; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary S Lovell
ISBN: 9781408702475 1408702479 9780316732826 0316732826
OCLC Number: 719730516
Description: xii, 624 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., geneal. table, ports. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Mary S. Lovell.

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An absorbing good read even for folks who don t typically indulge in history. . . . Lovell 's writing style will keep general readers wanting more.

 
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