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Churchill defiant : fighting on, 1945-1955 / Barbara Leaming.

Churchill defiant : fighting on, 1945-1955 / Barbara Leaming.
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ISBN 9780061337581 (hbk.)
0061337587 (hbk.)
Author Leaming, Barbara
Title Churchill defiant : fighting on, 1945-1955 / Barbara Leaming.
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher/Date New York : Harper, c2010.
Pagination etc. vi, 355 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents note You will, but I shall not: Berlin, July 1945 -- Face facts and retire: London, 1945 -- Sans soucis et sans regrets: Lake Como, September 1945 -- Old man in a hurry: London, October 1945 -- The wet hen: St James's Palace, 1946 -- Winnie, Winnie, go away: Miami Beach, Florida, 1946 -- Imperious Caesar: Southampton, England, 1946 -- Plots and plotters: Hyde Park Gate, 1947 -- Before it is too late: Westminster Abbey, November 1947 -- The dagger is pointed: La Capponcina, Cap d'Ail, France, August 1949 -- Another glass of your excellent champagne: Venice, 1951 -- White with the bones of Englishmen: London, October 1951 -- Naked among mine enemies: New York, January 1952 -- I live here, don't I? London, 1952 -- If nothing can be arranged: Jamaica, January 1953 -- The abdication of Diocletian: Buckingham Palace, 1953 -- I have a right to be heard! Bermuda, December 1953 -- An obstinate pig: aboard the Queen Elizabeth, July 1954 -- The "R" word: Westminster Hall, November 1954.
Summary Note Winston Churchill rages against time and his own mortality in this tumultuous political drama of his last ten years of public life. Here is Churchill at his most outrageous, maddening, and devious--but also at his most human, courageous, and defiant.
Subject - Name Churchill, Winston, -- 1874-1965
Subject Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1964
Shelf Location 941.085 CHUR
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