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: April 16, 1956

"Watch for this- as it may be blown up into a newsworthy publishing event."
Not many people know that at 24 Winston Churchill wrote his one and only novel. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 7, 1950

"Having sold 60,000 in England, this will have heavy advertising from the publisher, with postcards and display cards available to bookstores."
A thoroughly charming and polished brief for the cultivation of hobbies — particularly painting. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 1947

"A book for reference, for pick-up reading, in a collection of pregnant extracts from his words."
This may well roll up considerable sales on the Churchill name and the opportunity Their Finest Hour affords booksellers to call this small book to customers' attention. Read full book review >

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UNRELENTING STRUGGLE by Winston S.  Churchill
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 21, 1942

"And always that perfect balance between challenge, realism, drama."
Previous records show that Churchill's books creep slowly on to best seller lists, and stay there a long time. Read full book review >

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Released: June 15, 1937

"His style is vigorous always."
This is an essential item for anyone who has the other volumes, and this should include libraries — public and college. 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 >