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In The Footsteps of Churchill

In The Footsteps of Churchill

One of the most admired political leaders of all time, Winston Churchill remains an icon four decades after his death. Here, the eminent military historian Richard Holmes offers a remarkable reappraisal of Churchill by examining the early influences that shaped his character. Drawing on sources such as letters between the young Churchill and his parents, Holmes paints the most complete portrait to date of the man who stood up to Hitler and led his people to victory against all odds. From his aristocratic birth to a brilliant but flawed father and a famously beautiful mother, through his struggles at school and his adventures as a cavalry officer in India and the Sudan, Churchill's extraordinary character is richly illuminated in this vivid biography.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography

On Sale: February 23rd 2009

Price: $11.99 / $14.99 (CDN)

Page Count: 376

ISBN-13: 9780786734993

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