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Going to Extremes : the Adventurous Life of Harry de Windt.

Author: Stephen Wade
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen and Sword Discovery, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harry de Windt (1856-1933) was a man who, by any standards, was a personality, a marked presence in the world of Victorian and Edwardian literature and social life. He was a member of the literary circle around Oscar Wilde and his friend and lover, Bosie (Lord Alfred Douglas); he was active in the world of the turf; and he travelled - he took on dangerous journeys with relish, crossing vast tracts of the British and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wade, Stephen.
Going to Extremes : The Adventurous Life of Harry de Windt.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2016
Named Person: Harry De Windt; Harry De Windt
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Wade
ISBN: 9781473863569 1473863562 9781473863552 1473863554
OCLC Number: 967109760
Description: 1 online resource (175 pages)
Contents: Title; Copyright; Contents; Map: Asia c. 1900; Chapter 1 Meet Harry; Chapter 2 From Illustrious Ancestors to Sarawak; Chapter 3 First Travels; Chapter 4 The Prison Expert and Siberia; Chapter 5 Alaska and The Klondike; Chapter 6 From Paris to New York by Land; Chapter 7 The Balkans and Russia; Chapter 8 The Club Man: Literary Friendships; Chapter 9 Camp Commandant and Other Enterprises; Chapter 10 Last Years; Chapter 11 A Summing Up; Acknowledgements; Bibliography; Plate section.

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