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The splendid and the vile : a saga of Churchill, family, and defiance during the Blitz

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : English : First large print editionView all editions and formats
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Draws on personal diaries, archival documents and declassified intelligence in a portrait of Winston Churchill that explores his day-to-day experiences during the Blitz and his role in uniting England.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Larson
ISBN: 9780593172070 0593172078
OCLC Number: 1163713751
Description: xiii, 1,015 pages (large print) : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Bleak expectations --
The rising threat --
A certain eventuality --
Dread --
Blood and dust --
The Americans --
Love amid the flames --
One year to the day --
Epilogue. As time went by.
Responsibility: Erik Larson.

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Draws on personal diaries, archival documents and declassified intelligence in a portrait of Winston Churchill that explores his day-to-day experiences during the Blitz and his role in uniting England.

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