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The splendid and the vile [text (large print)] : a saga of Churchill, family, and defiance during the Blitz / Erik Larson.

Larson, Erik, 1954- (author.).

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Summary:

Draws on personal diaries, archival documents and declassified intelligence in a portrait of Winston Churchill that explores his day-to-day experiences during the Blitz and his role in uniting England.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 940.542121 .L329s 2020 (Text) 37814003310340 LARGE PRINT - NEW NON-FIC Book System_Only_3months 09/25/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593172070
  • ISBN: 0593172078
  • Physical Description: xiii, 1015 pages (large print) : map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 833-943) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Bleak expectations -- The rising threat -- A certain eventuality -- Dread -- Blood and dust -- The Americans -- Love amid the flames -- One year to the day -- Epilogue. As time went by.
Summary, etc.:
Draws on personal diaries, archival documents and declassified intelligence in a portrait of Winston Churchill that explores his day-to-day experiences during the Blitz and his role in uniting England.
Subject: Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Prime ministers > Great Britain > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 > Social aspects > Great Britain.
Genre: Large type books.
Biographies.
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