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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill - Candice Millard
Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535731 (0385535732)
ASIN: 0385535732
Publisher: Doubleday
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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4.0 Review of Hero of the Empire by Candace Millard
Another exciting book by Candice Millard. This book tells the story of Winston Churchill and the Boer War. Millard always does a nice job of intertwining the story of late 19th century British history and their involvement in the Boer War, South African history, and the story of Churchill and his ...
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4.5 Sometimes impetuous, but always valiant!
Hero of the Empire, Candice Millard, author; Simon Vance, narratorWinston Churchill was both courageous and confident. He was fascinated with the military and studied at the Royal Military College from which he graduated in 1894. In 1896 he went to India to fight the Pashtuns. In 1898 he fought the ...
Reflections rated it
5.0 Gripping account of Churchill's prison escape, but even more fascinating insights into history
As she’s already proved in The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic, Candice Millard really knows how to tell a gripping story, and this account of young Winston Churchill’s incredible prison escape during the Boer War made me postpone all other activities as I stayed glued to its pages, but--...
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