Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Anchor Books
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780307948786

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About the Author

CANDICE MILLARD is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic. She lives in Kansas City with her husband and three children.

Reviews

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Chosen as a Washington Post and New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016

"A thrilling account...This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one...Could someone be persuaded to make a movie about this episode of his life? I'd watch."
--New York Times Critic Jennifer Senior's Top Ten Books of 2016

"Gripping...tremendously readable and enjoyable..."
--Alex von Tunzelmann, The New York Times Book Review

"[A] truly fascinating book."
--Financial Times

"A gripping story...It's a thrilling journey and Millard tells it with gusto."
--The Guardian

"Millard's tome is a slam-bang study of Churchill's wit and wile as he navigates the Boer War like [a] proto-James Bond."
--USA Today