A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance: Portrait of an Age
William Manchester (Author)
October 28, 2014
7.55 X 1.08 X 10.05 inches | 2.17 pounds
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About the Author
William Raymond Manchester (1922-2004) was a bestselling author, biographer, and historian, whose 18 books have been translated into over 20 languages. One of his most important books, about John F. Kennedy, Death of a President (BBS Publishing Corporation), won the Dag Hammarskjold International Literary Prize. Manchester also wrote major biographies on H. L. Mencken, Douglas MacArthur, and a trilogy on Winston Churchill. The last book in the Last Lion trilogy (Little, Brown) was published posthumously in November 2012. Manchester won a Guggenheim Fellowship and the National Humanities Medal, among other awards, and was adjunct professor Emeritus and writer-in-residence at Wesleyan University.