Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour

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Random House Trade
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5.1 X 7.8 X 1.1 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Lynne Olson, a former Moscow correspondent for the Associated Press and White House correspondent for the Baltimore Sun, is the author of Troublesome Young Men and Freedom's Daughters and co-author, with her husband, Stanley Cloud, of A Question of Honor and The Murrow Boys. She lives in Washington, D.C.


"Engaging and original, rich in anecdote and analysis, this is a terrific work of history."--Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Lion

"Citizens of London is a great read about the small band of Americans and their courageous role in helping Britain through the darkest days of early World War II. I thought I knew a lot about this dangerous period, but Lynne Olson has taught me so much more."--Tom Brokaw, author of The Greatest Generation

"A deeply inspiring chronicle of the special relationship between America and Britain when it mattered most."--Chris Matthews, anchor, MSNBC's Hardball

"Ingenious history . . . All three men were colorful, larger-than-life figures, and Olson's absorbing narrative does them justice."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"An engaging history . . . a vibrant city fueled by courage and resolve."--The Christian Science Monitor

"An original and fascinating book."--Lincoln Journal Star

"[A] cracking good read."--New York Post