Search Results: "Winston S. Churchill"


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BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 18, 1996

"A crisp, open design features well-chosen, effectively placed black-and-white photographs that make this very readable work even more accessible. (bibliography, index) (Biography. 10-14)"
An extraordinary biography of a fascinating, larger-than-life man; Severance's first book is a carefully organized, inclusive, balanced, and affectionate portrait of a man whose public life stretched over half a century. Read full book review >

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WINSTON CHURCHILL by John Keegan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 14, 2002

"Sturdy and illuminating: of interest to students of modern British history and the conduct of WWII."
A capable, brief study of Great Britain's renowned wartime leader and the troubled course of his passionate—if hardly compassionate—conservatism. Read full book review >

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WINSTON CHURCHILL REPORTING by Simon Read
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A richly detailed look at Churchill's early ambitions and triumphs."
Before he was a statesman, Winston Churchill (1874-1965) sought adventure and fame. Read full book review >

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THE PRIVATE LIVES OF WINSTON CHURCHILL by John Pearson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 18, 1991

"Pearson offers solid insight into one of the most remarkable public men of the century. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
It may be hard to write anything new about Winston Churchill, but it is even harder to write anything dull about him, as Pearson (The Selling Of the Royal Family, 1986; The Serpent and the Stag, 1984, etc.) proves again here. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2003

"Not much meat on these bones."
A fan's notes on Winnie the Tory, tanked-up inventor of the tank and stalwart captain of Team UK in its finest hour. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 30, 1959

"Extensive promotion by radio and TV will help launch the book."
This reports the details on the publisher's edition of Life magazine's condensed History, originally published in 6 volumes. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 26, 1956

The drama of England gathers momentum in this second volume, as the Tudors take over and the War of the Roses comes to an end with the death of Richard III. Read full book review >

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ONWARDS TO VICTORY by Winston S.  Churchill
Released: July 1, 1944

"Calendars of events, notes, etc. add to their interest."
Shops and Public Libraries already know their market for these annual collections of Prime Minister Churchill's speeches, papers, public statements. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 6, 1943

Once again Winston Churchill proves that the power of his words lies in the spirit of the man behind the words, and that they read as well as they sound — a second time as well as a first. Read full book review >

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STEP BY STEP, 1936-1939 by Winston S.  Churchill
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 25, 1939

"The material comes up to May of the current year."
While England Slept was a best seller. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 30, 1938

"This is scarcely likely to repeat the sales, in view of the nature of the content, but it is a book for all who would keep abreast of thought (and emotions) in England."
Churchill has had as full a career as statesman, soldier, war correspondent and author as any Britisher today. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 1997

"Randolph's career is a historical footnote, but the author's close examination of his father's complex relationship with Winston Churchill, augmented with excerpts from their voluminous correspondence, make this a valuable contribution to Churchill scholarship."
A "filial and objective" biography of Winston S. Churchill's only son, Randolph, by Randolph's son. Read full book review >