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The last lion : Winston Spencer Churchill

Author: William Manchester; Paul Reid
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [1983]-2012. ©1983-2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Details the life of a man whose ambitions and serious flaws made him one of the world's most powerful leaders, placing Churchill's career against the backdrop of the Second World War and the collapse of the British Empire.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Manchester, William Raymond, 1922-
Last lion: Winston Spencer Churchill.
Boston : Little, Brown, ©1983-2012
(OCoLC)561127145
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill, Sir; Winston Churchill; Winston Sir Churchill
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Manchester; Paul Reid
ISBN: 0316545031 9780316545037 0316545120 9780316545129 9780316547703 0316547700 9780316224093 031622409X 9780385313483 0385313489
OCLC Number: 9154456
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Volume 3 by William Manchester and Paul Reid.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Visions Of glory : 1874-1932. Lion at bay ; Land of hope and glory ; Headwaters, 1874-1895 ; Stream, 1895-1901 ; River, 1901-1914 ; Cataract, 1914-1918 ; Oxbow, 1918-1932 --
v. 2. Alone : 1932-1940. The lion caged ; A fever over Europe ; Shoals ; Reef ; Undertow ; Vortex ; Surge ; Cataclysm --
v. 3. Defender of the realm : 1940-1965. Lion hunted ; Cyclone : May-December 1940 ; The rapids : January-December 1941 ; Vortex : December 1941-November 1942 ; Crosscurrents : November 1942-December 1943 ; Pilot : December 1943-June 1944 ; Anchorage : June 1944-May 1945 ; Ebb tide : 1945-1955 ; Postscript: 1955-1965.
Other Titles: Visions of glory, 1974-1932
Alone, 1932-1940
Defender of the realm, 1940-1965
Responsibility: by William Manchester.

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Details the life of a man whose ambitions and serious flaws made him one of the world's most powerful leaders, placing Churchill's career against the backdrop of the Second World War and the collapse of the British Empire.

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