The Resource The Churchill factor : how one man made history, Boris Johnson., (electronic resource)

The Churchill factor : how one man made history, Boris Johnson., (electronic resource)

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The Churchill factor : how one man made history
Title
The Churchill factor
Title remainder
how one man made history
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Boris Johnson.
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Language
eng
Summary
From London's inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the story of how Churchill's eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own. On the fiftieth anniversary of Churchill's death, Boris Johnson celebrates the singular brilliance of one of the most important leaders of the twentieth century. Taking on the myths and misconceptions along with the outsized reality, he portrays--with characteristic wit and passion--a man of contagious bravery, breathtaking eloquence, matchless strategizing, and deep humanity. Fearless on the battlefield, Churchill had to be ordered by the king to stay out of action on D-Day; he pioneered aerial bombing and few could match his experience in organizing violence on a colossal scale, yet he hated war and scorned politicians who had not experienced its horrors. He was the most famous journalist of his time and perhaps the greatest orator of all time, despite a lisp and chronic depression he kept at bay by painting. His maneuvering positioned America for entry into World War II, even as it ushered in England's post-war decline. His openmindedness made him a trailblazer in health care, education, and social welfare, though he remained incorrigibly politically incorrect. Most of all, he was a rebuttal to the idea that history is the story of vast and impersonal forces; he is proof that one person--intrepid, ingenious, determined--can make all the difference
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TEFOD
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Johnson, Boris
Dewey number
941.084092
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LC call number
DA566.9.C5
LC item number
J64 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
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Read by Simon Shepherd
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Shepherd, Simon
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  • Churchill, Winston
  • Political leadership
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
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The Churchill factor : how one man made history, Boris Johnson., (electronic resource)
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rdacontent
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o894993005
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (11 hr., 11 min., 14 sec.))
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online
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9780553545043
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sound
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f16c78e2-adac-4455-a4ad-57b45adcda64
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Label
The Churchill factor : how one man made history, Boris Johnson., (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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o894993005
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11 hr., 11 min., 14 sec.))
File format
unknown
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online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553545043
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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f16c78e2-adac-4455-a4ad-57b45adcda64
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  • (Sirsi) o894993005
  • (OCoLC)894993005
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