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Rage for Fame: The Ascent of Clare Boothe Luce
Sylvia Jukes Morris.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812992496.  Daedalus Item Code: 73016
 
Born in 1903 in New York's Spanish Harlem, Clare Booth Luce had nothing to recommend her but beauty, ferocious intelligence, and dry wit; she wrote three Broadway hits and married millionaire Henry ... (Read More)
 
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The Remarkable Education of John Quincy Adams
Phyllis Lee Levin.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781137279620.  Daedalus Item Code: 71574
 
A patriot by birth, the first son of John and Abigail Adams, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848) was virtually foreordained for public life. Here the author of Abigail Adams chronicles our sixth ... (Read More)
 
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The Richard Burton Diaries
Chris Williams, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300180107.  Daedalus Item Code: 72246
 
Magnetic on stage, mesmerizing in movies, and nominated seven times for an Oscar, Richard Burton rose from humble beginnings in Wales to become Hollywood's most highly paid actor and one of England's ... (Read More)
 
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Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch
Barbara A. Perry.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068955.  Daedalus Item Code: 71730
 
In this close portrait of a private woman who became a political legend, presidential historian Barbara Perry captures Rose Kennedy's essential contributions to the Kennedy dynasty, unearthing the ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Letters
D.H. Lawrence. James T. Boulton, ed.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847490490.  Daedalus Item Code: 53409
 
Writing to aristocrats, fellow authors, painters, publishers, and others from the intelligentsia—and with equal concern to his sisters, a childhood friend suffering from tuberculosis, a post office ... (Read More)
 
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Selim Aga: A Slave's Odyssey
James McCarthy. James Robertson, foreword.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905222179.  Daedalus Item Code: 70106
 
Born around 1827, Selim Aga was eight years old when he was abducted from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, sold into slavery, and auctioned to the highest bidder 2,000 miles away in Egypt. He was killed ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe
Chris Laoutaris.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605987927.  Daedalus Item Code: 72759
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2014 by London's Telegraph and Observer) In his debut biography, Shakespeare Institute lecturer Chris Laoutaris gives us a remarkable new ... (Read More)
 
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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
Kate Bolick.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385347150.  Daedalus Item Code: 79116
 
(A 2016 New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year) "Whom to marry, and when will it happen—these two questions define every woman's existence." So begins this revelatory and ... (Read More)
 
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Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Charles Marsh.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269812.  Daedalus Item Code: 71693
 
In the decades since Dietrich Bonhoeffer's execution by the Nazis in 1945, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian ... (Read More)
 
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Suzanne's Children: A Daring Rescue in Nazi Paris
Anne Nelson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501105326.  Daedalus Item Code: 79486
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Married into Belgium's leading political family—her brother-in-law was the Foreign Minister and her husband Claude was a playwright and patron of painter René ... (Read More)
 
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Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce, and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis
Stephen Klaidman.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534093.  Daedalus Item Code: 53395
 
Even the most brilliant writer is nothing without the right reader. To many of the most creative minds in pre–World War II Britain, those readers included Sydney and Violet Schiff. Sydney, himself a ... (Read More)
 
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Testament of Youth: Movie Tie-In Edition
Vera Brittain. Shirley Williams, preface.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143108382.  Daedalus Item Code: 63456
 
"Few young women could have been less forewarned and forearmed than I was against the war in general, and the Army Hospital Service in particular." In 1915 Vera Brittain abandoned her studies at ... (Read More)
 
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