The second edition in the landmark reissue of the diaries of Winston Churchill's doctor, devoted friend, and confidant, Lord Moran, present a frank and intimate portrait of the Prime Minister from the tumultuous post-World War II years all the way up to his death in January 1965. In his unique position as a companion to Churchill throughout virtually his entire career as a statesman, Moran sheds new light on the controversies that precipitated Churchill's eventual fall from grace after the War, presenting an invaluable picture of a complicated, contradictory individual: stubborn, defiant, prideful, yet possessing an undeniable strength and nobility. Moran chronicles not only the key political events of Churchill's last twenty yearshis legendary Iron Curtain speech, his triumphant return to power in 1951 and his ensuing role in the unfolding political landscape of the Cold War erabut also Churchill's place as a Nobel Prize winning historian, voracious traveler, and enigmatic father and husband. What we get with the Churchill Diaries is an absolutely indispensable first-hand document of one of the most towering historical figures of the 20th century.
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Descrizione libro Basic Books, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0786717068
Descrizione libro Basic Books, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Revised. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0786717068
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97807867170641.0
Descrizione libro Basic Books, 2006. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110786717068