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Title:
Churchill and Orwell [large print] : the fight for freedom / Thomas E. Ricks.
Title Variants:
Churchill & Orwell
ISBN:
9781432841171
Edition:
Large print edition.
Publication Information:
Farmington Hills, Michigan : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2017

©2017
Physical Description:
589 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
General Note:
This large print edition excludes the 16 pages of illustrations and index found in the regular print edition.
Contents:
The two Winstons -- Churchill the adventurer -- Orwell the policeman -- Churchill: Down and out in the 1930s -- Orwell becomes "Orwell": Spain 1937 -- Churchill becomes "Churchill": Spring 1940 -- Fighting the Germans, reaching out to the Americans: 1940- 1941 -- Churchill, Orwell, and the class war in Britain: 1941 -- Enter the Americans: 1941-1942 -- Grim visions of the postwar world: 1943 -- Animal Farm: 1943-1945 -- Churchill (and Britain) in decline and triumph: 1944-1945 -- Churchill's revenge: The war memoirs -- Orwell in triumph and decline: 1945-1950 -- Churchill's premature afterlife: 1950-1965 -- Orwell's extraordinary ascension: 1950-2016 -- Afterword: The path of Churchill and Orwell.
Abstract:
A dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell. Ricks focuses on the pivotal years from the mid-1930s through the 1940s, when their farsighted vision and inspired action in the face of the threat of fascism and communism helped preserve democracy for the world.
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