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Churchill: A Very Peculiar History

Churchill: A Very Peculiar History


Fasten your seatbelt for a fast-paced and fact-filled chronological guide to the ups and downs of Winston Churchill’s life and career as British statesman, army officer, writer and painter. Marvel at his daring adventures during the Boer War. Wince at his blunders during World War I and as Home Secretary. Laugh at his indefatigable talent for self-promotion. You’ll admire his steely resolve and inspiring leadership during World War II, as well as the patience of Clementine, love of his life. Witty anecdotes, quirky illustrations, fascinating trivia, timeline and glossary. Hardcover, 4" x 6"; 129 illustrated pages.

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“In the course of my life I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.” —Winston Churchill
Ambitious, brilliant, troubled, eloquent, arrogant, admired, and hated: all these words describe Winston Churchill. Discover some of the strangest facts about the man voted the greatest Briton of all time. 
Winston Churchill led a life rich in accomplishments. This fast-paced chronological guide delves into the ups and downs of his life and career, from his birth at Blenheim Palace, through his escapades in the Boer War and blunders as Home Secretary in the Liberal government, to his steely resolve during World War II.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: A former newspaper journalist and BBC producer/presenter, David Arscott has for some years worked as a freelance author, broadcaster, publisher, and editor.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 192 pages, black and white illustrations throughout
UPC Code : 9781912233373