Churchill style : the art of being Winston Churchill / Barry Singer.
By: Singer, Barry.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Abrams Image, 2012Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780810996434 (alk. paper); 081099643X (alk. paper).Subject(s): Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 | Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- BiographyDDC classification: 941.084092 | B
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
One of the most iconic and endlessly fascinating figures of the 20th century, Winston Churchill has been the subject of any number of books, but none of them have analyzed his lifestyle as a way to really understand the man. This book features a vivid and entertaining timeline of his public history, but also focuses on the more personal, non-work aspects of his day-to-day life, covering topics such as autos, books, cigars, dining, fashion, home, libations, and pastimes. Churchill lived an extravagant life, but in reality did not have much money. His ability to live well beyond his means is a lesson that will intrigue many. Despite the hundreds of books written on the wartime leader, there has been surprisingly little compiled on his lifestyle. Barry Singer--a writer, self-described Churchill fanatic and proprietor of Manhattan's Chartwell Booksellers (which touts itself as "the world's only Winston Churchill bookshop")--has corrected the deficit. In brief, Churchill lived beyond his means and appears to have enjoyed every minute of it. "Churchill Style" puts on display his resourcefulness at doing it.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Toy soldier (1874/1899) -- Boy hero (1900/1908) -- Radical domesticated (1908/1911) -- Asea (1912/1916) -- Restored to the canvas (1916/1921) -- Black dog tamed (1922/1929) -- Wilderness (1929/1939) -- Bulldog (1939/1945) -- Unbowed (1945/1955) -- Finis (1955/1965).
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Table of contents provided by Syndetics
- Foreword (p. 10)
- Introduction (p. 14)
- Chapter 1 Toy Soldier (1874-1899) (p. 16)
- Chapter 2 Boy Hero (1899-1908) (p. 44)
- Chapter 3 Radigal Domestigated (1908-1911) (p. 62)
- Chapter 4 Asea (1912-1916) (p. 76)
- Chapter 5 Restored to the Ganvas (1916-1921) (p. 90)
- Chapter 6 Blagk Dog Tamed (1922-1929) (p. 104)
- Chapter 7 Wilderness (1929-1939) (p. 124)
- Chapter 8 Bulldog (1939-1945) (p. 150)
- Chapter 9 Unbowed (1945-1955) (p. 186)
- Chapter 10 Finis (1955-1965) (p. 206)
- Bibliography (p. 216)
- Source Notes (p. 219)
- Appendix (p. 228)
- Acknowledgments (p. 231)
- Credits (p. 232)
- Index (p. 233)