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The roar of the lion : the untold story of Churchill's World War II speeches / by Richard Toye.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780199642526 (hbk)
  • ISBN: 0199642524 (hbk)
  • Description: vi, 309 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press, 2013.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 940.53/Toye (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW DA 566.9 .C5 T69 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Phillips OWHL Stacks 1 942.085092 C47TO (Text to phone) Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: 1.'The epitaph of capitalism' -- 2.'Winston will explain everything' -- 3.'The Duke of Marlborough all over again' -- 4.'If Hitler invaded Hell' -- 5.'He's no speaker, is he?' -- 6.'What a wartime speech should be, I suppose' -- 7.'Throwing a temperament like a bloody film star' -- 8.'Hush, hush, hush, here comes the bogy man'.
Summary: The essential book on Winston Churchill's classic World War II speeches - one that will change the way we think about Churchill's oratory forever.

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