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Charles Dickens at Home
Hilary Macaskill. Florian Schweizer, foreword. Graham Salter, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232273.  Daedalus Item Code: 50657
Giving us an uncommonly close-up look at one of the world's most popular and celebrated authors of the past two centuries, this book is a detailed, highly visual tour of the places where Charles ... (Read More)
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Charles Dickens in Love
Robert Garnett.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605983950.  Daedalus Item Code: 51294
Charles Dickens's gift for creating memorable and believable female characters owes much to his love for three women over the course of his lifetime, suggests Robert Garnett. In this biography—which ... (Read More)
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Churchill: The Life: An Authorized Pictorial Biography
Max Arthur.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770856325.  Daedalus Item Code: 63246
Rare photos, documents, and personal objects abound in this rich visual biography of Winston Churchill, taking him from his unhappy student days through his courageous adventures in South Africa, his ... (Read More)
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The Churchills: In Love and War
Mary S. Lovell.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393062304.  Daedalus Item Code: 23875
The biographer of Beryl Markham and the Mitford sisters here presents the epic story of one of England's greatest families, focusing on the towering figure of Winston Churchill. The first Duke of ... (Read More)
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Composed: A Memoir
Rosanne Cash.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143119395.  Daedalus Item Code: 62638
Having moved gracefully from Nashville stardom to critical success as a singer-songwriter and author of essays and short stories, Rosanne Cash here offers a candid and beautifully written account of ... (Read More)
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Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America's Greatest President
Chris DeRose.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451697285.  Daedalus Item Code: 51840
Despite serving just one term in the House of Representatives, Abraham Lincoln's character and political outlook were deeply influenced by the experience, assays the author of Founding Rivals. ... (Read More)
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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor
Paul Stephenson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381668.  Daedalus Item Code: 62376
In 312 AD, Constantine—one of four Roman emperors ruling a divided empire—marched on Rome to establish his sole control of its western half. Having had a vision of a glowing cross in the sky, ... (Read More)
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Counting One's Blessings: The Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
William Shawcross, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374185220.  Daedalus Item Code: 61236
Also the writer of the BBC television series Monarchy and Queen and Country, William Shawcross produced an enormously successful official biography of the Queen Mother, the mother of ... (Read More)
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The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton
Diane Atkinson.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099556480.  Daedalus Item Code: 51082
Married at 19 to bullying Tory lawyer George Norton, Caroline Sheridan had become a respected poet and a celebrated society beauty when she separated from her husband. He then accused her of ... (Read More)
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Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed
Leslie Maitland.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590514962.  Daedalus Item Code: 51354
On a pier in Marseille in 1942, with desperate refugees pressing to board one of the last ships to escape France before the Nazis closed its ports, an 18-year-old German Jewish girl named Janine was ... (Read More)
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Days That I'll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Jonathan Cott.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385536370.  Daedalus Item Code: 62888
A contributing editor at Rolling Stone since its inception (as well as a biographer of Bob Dylan and co-editor of The Ballad of John and Yoko), Jonathan Cott met John Lennon in 1968 and ... (Read More)
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Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married
Nancy Rubin Stuart.
Publisher: Beacon Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780807001172.  Daedalus Item Code: 63173
When Peggy Shippen, a celebrated blonde belle of Philadelphia, defied her family to marry American military hero Benedict Arnold in 1779, she anticipated a life of fame and fortune, but financial ... (Read More)
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