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Thoughts and adventures : Churchill reflects on spies, cartoons, flying, and the future

Author: Winston Churchill; James W Muller; Paul H Courtenay; Alana L Barton
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : ISI Books, ©2009.
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"More than any other book by Winston Churchill, the wide-ranging Thoughts and Adventures allows the contemporary reader to grasp the extraordinary variety and depth of Churchill's mature thoughts on the questions, both grave and gay, facing modern man. Churchill begins by asking what it would be like to live your life over again and ends by describing his love affair with painting. In between, he touches on subjects  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Thoughts and adventures.
Wilmington, Del. : ISI Books, ©2009
(OCoLC)649052121
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winston Churchill; James W Muller; Paul H Courtenay; Alana L Barton
ISBN: 9781935191469 1935191462
OCLC Number: 294885243
Description: xxxvi, 380 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: A second choice --
Cartoons and cartoonists --
Consistency in politics --
Personal contacts --
The battle of Sidney Street --
The German splendour --
My spy story --
With the grenadiers --
Plugstreet --
The U-Boat war --
The Dover barrage --
Ludendorff's all--or nothing --
A day with Clemenceau --
In the air --
Election memories --
The Irish treaty --
Parliamentary government and the economic problem --
Shall we all commit suicide? --
Mass effects in modern life --
Fifty years hence --
Moses --
Hobbies --
Painting as a pastime.
Other Titles: Churchill reflects on spies, cartoons, flying, and the future
Responsibility: Winston S. Churchill ; edited by James W. Muller with Paul H. Courtenay and Alana L. Barton.

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Thoughts and Adventures was first published in 1932 by Thornton Butterworth in Britain. More than any other book by Winston Churchill, this wide-ranging collection of essays allows the contemporary  Read more...

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