Jennie Churchill: Winston's American Mother

Product Number: D567
Released: 01 Oct, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781407447001
Narrator(s): Joanna David
Publisher: W F Howes
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After a three-day romance, Brooklyn-born Jennie Jerome married into the British aristocracy to become Lady Randolph Churchill. At a time when women had few freedoms, she was a cornerstone of high society and behind-the-scenes political dynamo. However it was Jennie's love life that marked her out, causing scandal and earning her the epithet 'more panther than woman'. Yet, in many ways, Jennie was deeply loyal to her husband. When he was dying of syphilis she took him on a round-the-world trip to conceal his violence and mania. He returned in a straitjacket with only weeks to live. After Randolph's death her great project became her son, Winston...

Author(s): Anne Sebba
Original Publish Date: 01 Oct, 2009

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Author(s): Anne Sebba
Narrator(s): Joanna David
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Released: 01 Apr, 2008
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Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781407414089

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