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    • Clementine

    • The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill
    • By: Sonia Purnell
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
    • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    By Winston Churchill's own admission, victory in the Second World War would have been "impossible without her". Until now, however, the only existing biography of Churchill's wife, Clementine, was written by her daughter. Sonia Purnell finally gives Clementine her due with a deeply researched account that tells her life story, revealing how she was instrumental in softening FDR's initial dislike of her husband and paving the way for Britain's close relationship with America.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well told history of inspirational unsung heroine

    • By Go Steelers on 02-10-18
    • The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill
    • By: Sonia Purnell
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
    • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 10-27-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 745 ratings

    Regular price: $34.99

    • First Lady

    • The Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill
    • By: Sonia Purnell
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Without Churchill's inspiring leadership, Britain could not have survived its darkest hour and repelled the Nazi menace. Without his wife, Clementine, however, he might never have become Prime Minister. By his own admission, the Second World War would have been 'impossible without her'. Clementine was Winston's emotional rock and his most trusted confidante. Yet her ability to charm Britain's allies and her humanitarian efforts on the home front earned her deep respect.

    Regular price: $40.59

    • A Woman of No Importance

    • The Untold Story of WWII’s Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall
    • By: Sonia Purnell
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    The remarkable double life of an American-turned-British spy, Virginia Hall, a 'bolshie' woman from Maryland who, determined to overcome a physical disability that threatened to define her life, successfully infiltrated Vichy France for England's SOE before America's entry into WWII and then, three years later, for the SOS, providing crucial intelligence and logistics for the mounting French Resistance and, later, Allied troops.  

    Regular price: $21.81