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The Churchills

In Love and War
Lovell, Mary S. (Book - 2011 )
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Portrays the ambitious, brave, and arrogant English family that gave the world Winston Churchill, describing generations of ancestors who were reckless womanizers but also triumphant military leaders all saddled with the upkeep of the family palace, Blenheim.
Authors: Lovell, Mary S.
Title: The Churchills
in love and war
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2011
Edition: 1st American ed
Characteristics: xii, 624 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain under the title The Churchills : a family at the heart of history from the Duke of Marlborough to Winston Churchill"--T.p. verso
Contents: 1650/1750 'thou art a rascal, John Churchill'
1850/74 Randolph and Jennie
1874/5 the birth of Winston
1875/80 a dysfunctional family
1880/7 a career thrown away
1887/95 Lilian's millions
1892/5 Consuelo, the dollar princess
1895/9 the unhappy duchess
1896/9 looking for trouble
1899/1900 national hero!
1900/4 the Young Lion
1904/7 my darling Clementine
1907/8 couples
1908/14 the next generation
1914/16 a fall from power
1917/21 the armistice and after
1921/4 black times
1921/31 the twenties
1932/7 changes at Blenheim
1938/9 towards Armageddon
1939/40 'but you don't know me'
1941/4 the long slog
1943/5 weathering the storm
1945/51 the aftermath
1952/5 a new era
1955/63 safe harbour
1963/78 crossing the bar
Summary: Portrays the ambitious, brave, and arrogant English family that gave the world Winston Churchill, describing generations of ancestors who were reckless womanizers but also triumphant military leaders all saddled with the upkeep of the family palace, Blenheim.
ISBN: 0393062309
Branch Call Number: 921 Churc
Statement of Responsibility: Mary S. Lovell
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Great Britain Biography Prime ministers Great Britain Biography Churchill family Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 Family Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965
Topical Term: Prime ministers
LCCN: 2011002992
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