Farewell the trumpets : an imperial retreat /

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Main Author: Morris, James, 1926-
Format: Book
Published:New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980, c1978.
Edition:1st Harvest/HBJ ed.
Series:A Harvest/HBJ book
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Main Author:Morris, James, 1926-

This concluding volume brings readers up to the death of Winston Churchill in 1965. "Morris has written an unorthodox masterpiece...[a] book filled with superb studies of battles, ceremonies, landscapes, confrontations and, above all, characters" (New York Times Book Review). Index. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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General Notes:"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
The 3d volume of the author's triology; the 1st of which is Heaven's command; 2d, Pax Britannica.
Includes index.
Physical Description:576 p., [7] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography:Bibliography: p. 561-564.
Author Notes:

Jan Morris served as an intelligence officer with the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, studied at Oxford University, and was a reporter for the Times and the Guardian before launching into a successful career as a novelist, history author, and travel writer. Her other books include Last Letters from Hav, Fifty Years of Europe, Conundrum, Hong Kong, Oxford, The World of Venice, and Farewell the Trumpets.

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