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Wit & Wisdom of Wisdom Churchill

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Publisher Comments:

One of the most charismatic and fascinating figures of the 20th century, Winston Churchill was a prolific writer, masterful orator, and consummate wit. In The Wit and Wisdom of Winston Churchill, James Humes captures the essence of this larger-than-life personality with more than 1,000 quotations and anecdotes by and about Churchill.

Synopsis:

An extremely entertaining compendium of bon mots, anecdotes, and trivia about Winston Churchill from a leading Churchill lecturer and performer — useful for speakers, students, of history, and World War II buffs, as well as general readers.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-[229]) and index.

About the Author

James C. Humes is a lawyer and public speaker who has served in the White House, the State Department and the state legislature. He has written speeches for corporate executives, governors, senators and five U.S. presidents.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060925772
Foreword:
Nixon, Richard Milhous
Author:
Nixon, Richard Milhous
Author:
by James C. Humes
Author:
Churchill, Winston
Author:
Churchill, Winston S.
Author:
Humes, James C.
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Historical - British
Subject:
Anecdotes
Subject:
Churchill, winston, sir, 1874-1965
Subject:
Quotations, English
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Gene 8.25 x 5.5 x 0.65 in 9.60 oz
Subject:
Gene to soak up the drizzle and watch English TV. </p>
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
no. 7
Publication Date:
20071231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.68x5.48x.66 in. .48 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » World History » Churchill, Winston
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
Reference » General
Reference » Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs

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