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Churchill : a biography

Author: Roy Jenkins
Publisher: London : Pan Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides a glimpse into the extraordinary life of Britain's greatest prime minister, recreating his many accomplishments, trials, and tribulations throughout his life that contributed to his success.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill, Sir; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Jenkins
ISBN: 9781509867967 1509867961
OCLC Number: 1057592512
Awards: Winner of National Book Awards Biography of the Year 2003 (UK)
Short-listed for BBC Four Samuel Johnson Prize 2002 (UK)
Description: xxi, 1002 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. A brash young man 1874-1908 --
pt. 2. The glow-worm glows : the morning was golden 1908-1914 --
pt. 3. The noontide was bronze 1914-1918 --
pt. 4. Hesitant afternoon sunshine 1919-1939 --
pt. 5. The saviour of his country and the light of the world? 1939-1945 --
pt. 6. Was the evening leaden? 1945-1965.
Responsibility: Roy Jenkins.
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Lord Jenkins of Hillhead is an outstanding biographer . . . it has the narrative power, sweep and sparkle of the author in his prime. -- John Grigg * Times * This is a first class, well-sustained Read more...

 
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