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The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill

Author: William Manchester; Paul Reid
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1983-2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView 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
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Manchester, William Raymond, 1922-
Last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill.
Boston : Little, Brown, ©1983-<c1988>
(OCoLC)561127145
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill, Sir; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Manchester; Paul Reid
ISBN: 0316545031 9780316545037 0316545120 9780316545129 9780316547703 0316547700 9780316224093 031622409X
OCLC Number: 9154456
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Vol. 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.
Responsibility: by William Manchester.

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"Of five notable books about Churchill in recent years, the most remarkable is William Manchester and Paul Reid's "Defender of the Realm."" "Dennie Hall, The Oklahoman""

 
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