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Clementine : the life of Mrs. Winston Churchill

Author: Sonia Purnell
Publisher: New York : Viking, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of Winston Churchill's extraordinary wife and her lesser-known role in World War II discusses her relationship with political mentor Eleanor Roosevelt, her role in safeguarding Churchill's health throughout key historical events and her controversial family priorities.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Clementine Churchill; Winston Churchill; Clementine Churchill; Winston Churchill; Clementine Churchill
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sonia Purnell
ISBN: 9780525429777 0525429778
OCLC Number: 900623819
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain under the title First lady: the life and wars of Clementine Churchill by Aurum Press--title page verso.
Description: 436 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The level of events --
More than meets the eye --
The pain and the pride --
I believe in your star --
Married love --
Loss unimaginable --
A country basket --
Temptation and redemption --
A world of accident and storm --
Operation seduction USA --
From FDR to Stalin --
A private line --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: First lady
Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill
Mrs. Winston Churchill
Responsibility: Sonia Purnell.
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A portrait of Winston Churchill's extraordinary wife and her lesser-known role in World War II discusses her relationship with political mentor Eleanor Roosevelt, her role in safeguarding Churchill's health throughout key historical events and her controversial family priorities.

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