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Clementine [electronic resource] : The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill. Sonia Purnell.

Purnell, Sonia. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780698408203 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: "Sonia Purnell has at long last given Clementine Churchill the biography she deserves. Sensitive yet clear-eyed, Clementine tells the fascinating story of a complex woman struggling to maintain her own identity while serving as the conscience and principal adviser to one of the most important figures in history. . . I was enthralled all the way through." –Lynn Olson, bestselling author of Citizens of London and Those Angry DaysA long-overdue tribute to the extraordinary woman behind Winston Churchill.By Winston Churchill's own admission, victory in the Second World War would have been "impossible without her." Until now, however, the only existing biography of Churchill's wife, Clementine, was written by her daughter. Sonia Purnell finally gives Clementine her due with a deeply researched account that tells her life story, revealing how she was instrumental in softening FDR's initial dislike of her husband and paving the way...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Viking, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 12253 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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