The Resource When lions roar : the churchills and the kennedys, Thomas Maier, (electronic resource)

When lions roar : the churchills and the kennedys, Thomas Maier, (electronic resource)

Label
When lions roar : the churchills and the kennedys
Title
When lions roar
Title remainder
the churchills and the kennedys
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Maier
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their "special relationship" meant for Great Britain and the United States When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orchestrated by Joseph P. Kennedy, the father of future American president John F. Kennedy. From London to America, these two powerful families shared an ever-widening circle of friends, lovers, and political associates ' soon shattered by World War II, spying, sexual infidelity, and the tragic deaths of JFK's sister Kathleen and his older brother Joe Jr. By the 1960s and JFK's presidency, the Churchills and the Kennedys had overcome their bitter differences and helped to define the "greatness" in each other. Acclaimed biographer Thomas Maier tells this dynastic saga through fathers and their sons ' and the remarkable women in their lives ' providing keen insight into the Churchill and Kennedy families and the profound forces of duty, loyalty, courage and ambition that shaped them. He explores the seismic impact of Winston Churchill on JFK and American policy, wrestling anew with the legacy of two titans of the 20th century. Maier also delves deeply into the conflicted bond between Winston and his son Randolph and the contrasting example of patriarch Joe Kennedy, a failed politician who successfully channeled his personal ambitions to his children. By approaching these iconic figures from a new perspective, Maier not only illuminates the intricacies of this all-important cross-Atlantic allegiance but also enriches our understanding of the tumultuous time in which they lived and the world events they so greatly influenced. With deeply human portraits of these flawed but larger-than-life figures, When Lions Roar explores the "special relationship" between the Churchills and Kennedys, and between Great Britain and the United States, highlighting all of its emotional complexity and historic significance. From the Hardcover edition
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RECBK
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Maier, Thomas
Dewey number
941.084092/2
Index
no index present
LC call number
DA566.9.C5
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
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  • HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
  • History
  • HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
Label
When lions roar : the churchills and the kennedys, Thomas Maier, (electronic resource)
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https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=434B5F73-5460-45BF-82A0-CE0911479167
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o883344237
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307956811
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00348324
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
434B5F73-5460-45BF-82A0-CE0911479167
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o883344237
  • (OCoLC)883344237
Label
When lions roar : the churchills and the kennedys, Thomas Maier, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=434B5F73-5460-45BF-82A0-CE0911479167
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o883344237
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307956811
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00348324
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
434B5F73-5460-45BF-82A0-CE0911479167
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o883344237
  • (OCoLC)883344237

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