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The Resource Clementine Churchill : a life in pictures, (eBook)

Clementine Churchill : a life in pictures, (eBook)

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Clementine Churchill : a life in pictures
Title
Clementine Churchill
Title remainder
a life in pictures
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Language
eng
Summary
Foreword by Harriet Walter. Clementine Churchill: A Life in Pictures is a fully illustrated and abridged edition of Sonia Purnell's acclaimed biography, First Lady, including over 100 stunning and rarely seen photographs. Without Winston Churchill's inspiring leadership Britain could not have survived its darkest hour. Without his wife Clementine, however, he might never have become Prime Minister. By his own admission, his role in the Second World War would have been impossible but for 'Clemmie'. That Clementine should have become Britain's First Lady was by no means preordained. She may have been born an aristocrat but her childhood was far from gilded. Deprived of affection, a secure home and sometimes even food on the table, by the time she entered high society she had become the target of cruel snobbery. Yet in Winston she discovered a partner as emotionally insecure as herself; and in his career she found her mission. Theirs was a marriage that was to change the course of history. Clementine gave Winston confidence, conviction and counsel. Not only was she involved in some of the most crucial decisions of the war, she also exerted an influence over her husband and his governments that might be judged scandalous today. Her ability to manage this exceptional man, and to charm Britain's allies, earned her the deep respect of world leaders, ministers, generals and critics alike. While her tireless work to alleviate suffering on the Home Front and abroad made her a champion to many in the population at large. From the personal and political upheavals of the Great War, through the Churchills' 'wilderness years' in the 1930s, to Clementine's desperate efforts to sustain Winston during the struggle against Hitler, Clementine Churchill: A Life in Pictures continues to uncover the memory of one of the most remarkable women of modern times
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Midwest
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Purnell, Sonia
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941.082092
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Churchill, Clementine
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Churchill, Clementine
  • Prime ministers' spouses
  • Electronic books
  • Great Britain
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adult
Label
Clementine Churchill : a life in pictures, (eBook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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MWT12612791
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781781319109
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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12612791
Publisher number
MWT12612791
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Clementine Churchill : a life in pictures, (eBook)
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12612791
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781781319109
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12612791
Publisher number
MWT12612791
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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