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Clementine Churchill by Mary Soames

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Churchill, Clementine, Lady, 1885-1977,
  • Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965 -- Marriage,
  • Prime ministers" spouses -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby her daughter Mary Soames.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA566.9.C48 S66 1979b
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 556 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages556
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4490784M
ISBN 100304303216
LC Control Number79320482

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