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Forty ways to look at Winston Churchill

a brief account of a long life

by Gretchen Craft Rubin

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965,
    • Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-294) and index.

      Other titles40 ways to look at Winston Churchill
      StatementGretchen Rubin.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566.9.C5 R79 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 307 p. :
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3703772M
      ISBN 100345450477
      LC Control Number2003271389
      OCLC/WorldCa52368214

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Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill does for the writing of history what Wallace Stevens's 'Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird' did for poetry--both does it and shows us how it's done."--JAMES ATLAS, author of Bellow: A Biography "At last.

A book to put all the other books on Churchill into perspective/5(46). In this short volume, Rubin captures Churchill’s virtues and flaws, his humor and his pomposity, his inspired words and his oddball notions.

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About Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill. Warrior and writer, genius and crank, rider in the British cavalry’s last great charge and inventor of the tank—Winston Churchill led Britain to fight alone against Nazi Germany in the fateful year of and.

And so Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill is both about Churchill and about the problem of giving an account of Churchill.

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Book Review - Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill. By Ken Largent. Dec 10 Books & Publishing. History, pages, ISBN In this biography-of-sorts, Rubin argues that the larger-than-life Churchill's portrait could be drawn in many ways, all "true." She presents 40 different angles on Churchill, as child, man, politician, leader, husband, etc.

All are interesting; many contradict each other. This fascinating, multi-faceted approach appeals will appeal to some, and make others crazy. A little slow in places, but.

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Rider in the British cavalry’s last great charge and inventor of the tank. Winston Churchill led Britain to fight alone against Nazi Germany in the fateful year of and set the standard for leading a democracy at war.

FORTY WAYS TO LOOK AT WINSTON CHURCHILL. A Brief Account of a Long Life. by Gretchen Rubin. There’s only one way to look at a politician, said the curmudgeonly H.L. Mencken: down.

But Rubin (Law/Yale), born after Churchill left this vale of tears, finds no cause to scorn the venerable Winston. our editors select the one author and one.

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Warrior and writer, genius and crank, rider in the British cavalry’s last great charge and inventor of the tank—Winston Churchill led Britain to fight alone against Nazi Germany in the fateful year of and set the standard for leading a democracy.