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Winston Churchill : an intimate portrait

Author: Violet Bonham Carter
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, 1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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The author was Churchill's close personal friend for nearly sixty years. Her book focuses on the formative and crucial years from 1906 to 1916 that shaped his political style as well as his philosophy; it contains new material never before published.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bonham Carter, Violet, 1887-1969.
Winston Churchill.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1965]
(OCoLC)560635923
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill, Sir; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Violet Bonham Carter
OCLC Number: 400794
Notes: Published in Great Britain under title: Winston Churchill as I knew him.
Description: x, 413 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: First encounter --
The Chrysalis --
The sword and the pen --
The river war --
First political skirmish --
Prisoner of the Boers --
Escape --
First political victory --
In parliament --
The turning point --
Crossing the floor --
Balfour resigns --
Liberal flood tide --
Our friendship --
Peers v. people --
The Gadarene plunge --
Thunder in the air --
The admiralty --
Interludes of delight --
Home rule for Ireland --
At war --
Antwerp --
Gallipoli --
A turning point in history-missed --
Resignation and return to arms --
Front line to back benches.
Responsibility: Violet Bonham Carter.

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The author was Churchill's close personal friend for nearly sixty years. Her book focuses on the formative and crucial years from 1906 to 1916 that shaped his political style as well as his philosophy; it contains new material never before published.

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