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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis   “One of [Erik Larson’s] best books yet . . . perf

Author Erik Larson

Pages 608

Publisher Crown

Published Date 2020-02-25

ISBN 038534872X 9780385348720

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Rob.Guth shared a tip "Great weaving of the grand scale of Churchill's first year as PM with the little details of life under siege."

teesy_favourite shared a tip "Great"

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sonia_francis shared a tip "You get all the intimate details about Winston Churchill"

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ginger_chastain-konerman shared a tip "I have several, right now I really enjoy Gail Carriger."

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chris_christensen_4390 shared a tip "Not Larson's best but good nonetheless."

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stephen_henninger shared a tip "Great read that told an excellent and unknown story"

mary_breilid shared a tip "British history"

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cindy_kalland shared a tip "Outstanding book. Great storytelling."

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jim_barge shared a tip "Yes very much but I have not read any of his other stuff"

andy_ansari shared a tip "@Domenic_R_Will Definitely some of the earlier chapters - learning about Winston Churchill and his idiosyncrasies."

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isabel_wall_9125 shared a tip "5"

tara_doo shared a tip "Great way to catch up on history"

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michael_butler_8480 shared a tip "Well written"

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ula_martowicz shared a tip "This is a first book by this author that I read but I really enjoyed it and I’m looking forward to read more of his books"

laura_boyer shared a tip "Well researched. Reads like a novel. Must read"

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