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New York, New York : Penguin Press, [2017]
©2017
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©2017
Description:
339 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
A "dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, with a focus on the pivotal years from the mid-1930s through the 1940s, when their farsighted vision and inspired action in the face of the threat of fascism and communism helped preserve democracy for the world.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-326) and index.Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The Two Winstons -- Churchill the Adventurer -- Orwell the Policeman -- Churchill : Down and Out in the 1930s -- Orwell Becomes "Orwell" : Spain 1937 -- Churchill Becomes "Churchill" : Spring 1940 -- Fighting the Germans, Reaching Out to the Americans : 1940- 1941 -- Churchill, Orwell, and the Class War in Britain : 1941 -- Enter the Americans : 1941-1942 -- Grim Visions of the Postwar World : 1943 -- Animal Farm : 1943-1945 -- Churchill (and Britain) in Decline and Triumph : 1944-1945 -- Churchill's Revenge : The War Memoirs -- Orwell in Triumph and Decline : 1945-1950 -- Churchill's Premature Afterlife : 1950-1965 -- Orwell's Extraordinary Ascension : 1950-2016 -- Afterword: The Path of Churchill and Orwell.
  
LCCN:
2016056757
ISBN:
9781594206139 (hardback)
1594206139 (hardback)
Other Number:
959038732
Control Number:
3517844
  
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