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Hero of the empire: the Boer War, a daring escape, and the making of Winston Churchill
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New York : Doubleday, [2016].
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xi, 381 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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From the bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic, this thrilling biographical account of the life and legacy of Wintson Churchill is a "nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one" (The New York Times).

At the age of twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime minister of England. He arrived in South Africa in 1899, valet and crates of vintage wine in tow, to cover the brutal colonial war the British were fighting with Boer rebels and jumpstart his political career. But just two weeks later, Churchill was taken prisoner.  Remarkably, he pulled off a daring escape—traversing hundreds of miles of enemy territory, alone, with nothing but a crumpled wad of cash, four slabs of chocolate, and his wits to guide him.

Bestselling author Candice Millard spins an epic story of bravery, savagery, and chance encounters with a cast of historical characters—including Rudyard Kipling, Lord Kitchener, and Mohandas Gandhi—with whom Churchill would later share the world stage. But Hero of the Empire is more than an extraordinary adventure story, for the lessons Churchill took from the Boer War would profoundly affect twentieth century history.
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First edition.
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English
ISBN:
9780385535731, 9780307948786

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-363) and index.
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Millard, C. (2016). Hero of the empire: the Boer War, a daring escape, and the making of Winston Churchill. First edition. New York: Doubleday.

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Millard, Candice. 2016. Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill. New York: Doubleday.

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Millard, Candice, Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill. New York: Doubleday, 2016.

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Millard, Candice. Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill. First edition. New York: Doubleday, 2016. Print.

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