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Clementine Churchill: The Biography of a Marriage

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Clementine Churchill — shy, passionate, and high-strung — shunned publicity but was in the limelight throughout her adult life. As a young woman, her character, intelligence, and good looks won the attention of the impetuous Winston Churchill. Their courtship was swift, but their marriage proved immensely strong, spanning many of the major events of the twentieth century. ...more
Paperback, 704 pages
Published August 7th 2003 by Mariner Books (first published June 1st 1979)
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Relstuart
This book is the story of Clementine Churchill, wife of the legendary Winston Churchill written by their daughter.

If follows Clementine until she marries Churchill and then follows both of them as a dual biography and works in the the story of their children. It is an insightful look into the lives the Churchill's. Their legacy and impact on the 20th century was huge and understanding them and their times is worthwhile.

A couple random things that stood out to me, the suffragettes were surprisi
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Corrie
One of the most remarkable and inspirational books I have read recently.
Mandi
I thought this was really interesting. I got a good little bit of British history, a really touching love story (yes there are rumors of the affairs but I chose to not think about them while reading this), and learned a bit about Winston Churchill. I would recommend it!
Andrea Young
This is a great book about Winston and Clemmie because it is mostly their letters to each other, edited and commented on by their daughter. A very personal look at THE MAN. Loved it.
Cecilia Chiolero
It was very interesting. It also gives an insight of how people in power lived, especially at the beginning of last century. Very detailed, but pleasant to read.
Jo
This book is put together through the letters of Clemmie and Winston. It is really personal. I like it. Makes me want to write more to my fam.
Linda
Very interesting, it tells a lot of history of course, but easy to read. clementine was an admirable woman,
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After a while got bored reading who she had lunch with.
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