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Author Ricks, Thomas E, author.

Title Churchill and Orwell : the fight for freedom / Thomas E. Ricks.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Penguin Press, 2017.

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Description 339 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Summary A "dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, with a focus 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-326) and index.
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 oremature afterlife : 1950-1965 -- Orwell's extraordinary ascension : 1950-2016 -- Afterword: The path of Churchill and Orwell.
Subject Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 -- Political and social views.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950 -- Political and social views.
Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1936-1945.
Fascism -- History -- 20th century.
Communism -- History -- 20th century.
World politics -- 1933-1945.
Added Title Churchill & Orwell
Other Form: Online version: Ricks, Thomas E. Churchill and Orwell. New York : Penguin Press, 2017 9780698164543 (DLC) 2016059876
ISBN 9781594206139 (hardback)
1594206139 (hardback)

 
    
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