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The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill / by William Manchester.

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Author/Creator:
Manchester, William, 1922-2004.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Boston : Little, Brown, c1983-
Format/Description:
Book
v. : ill., [32] p. of plates, maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Summary:
Details the first fifty-eight years of a man whose ambitions and serious flaws made him one of the world's most powerful leaders, placing Churchill's prewar career against the backdrop of the collapse of the British Empire.
Contents:
[v.1]. Visions of glory, 1874-1932
The lion at bay
Land of hope and glory
Headwaters, 1874-1895
Stream, 1895-1901
River, 1901-1914
Cataract, 1914-1918
Oxbow, 1918-1932
[v.2]. Alone, 1932-1940
The lion caged
A fever over Europe
Shoals
Reef
Undertow
Vortex
Surge
Cataclysm
[v.3]. Defender of the realm, 1940-1965
The lion hunted
Cyclone
May-December 1940
The rapids
January-December 1941
Vortex
December 1941-November 1942
Crosscurrents
November 1942-December 1943
Pilot
December 1943-June 1944
Anchorage
June 1944-May 1945
Ebb tide
1945-1955
Postscript
1955-1965.
Notes:
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
Paul Reid is the co-author for Volume 3.
Map on lining papers.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: v.3, Nichols fund bookplate.
Contributor:
Reid, Paul.
ISBN:
0316545031 (v. 1)
9780316545037 (v. 1)
0316545120 (v. 2)
9780316545129 (v. 2)
9780316547703 (v. 3)
0316547700 (v. 3)
OCLC:
9154456
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