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About the Author

Michael Korda was born on October 8, 1933 in London, England. He was educated at Le Rosey in Switzerland and at Magdalen College, Oxford. While serving in the Royal Air Force, he took part in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. On its fiftieth anniversary, he was awarded the Order of Merit of the näytä lisää People's Republic of Hungary. He is the former editor in chief of Simon & Schuster. He is also the author of numerous books including Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia, With Wings Like Eagles: A History of the Battle of Britain, Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee, and Cat People, co-authored with his wife Margaret. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
Image credit: Michael Korda. Photo courtesy Darien Library.

Tekijän teokset

Ike: An American Hero (2007) 480 kappaletta
Queenie - tie tähtiin (1985) 226 kappaletta
Kuolemattomat (1992) 193 kappaletta
LUMOTTUA ELÄMÄÄ (1979) 174 kappaletta
Maallinen onni (1989) 145 kappaletta

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Robert E. Lee and the American Civil War , History: On learning from and writing history (elokuu 2014)


TE Lawrence was one of the first superstars made possible by modern communications. His accomplishments are almost too astonishing to believe, and this is a very fine read of his exploits.
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MylesKesten | 13 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 23, 2024 |
Got this book from my mom from the CCHS library. Read in the winter of 2023 (most of it during my trip to Norfolk, VA). This was by far the most reading I have done on President Eisenhower so it was a very interesting an informative read. I read this right after completing the Last Lion trilogy, so this expanded on my knowledge of WWII in Europe. I gained a great deal of respect for Ike's leadership style throughout his entire career in the Army and as president. His devotion to duty combined with his humility enabled him to focus on his ever challenging work, most notably his role as Supreme Commander in Europe, and prevented him from being focused on his own individual exploits and ego. Probably not the best book about Ike, but one that I had on the shelf for free and was able to read pretty quickly.… (lisätietoja)
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SDWets | 8 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 19, 2023 |
Extremely light weight, but mildly entertaining survey of the changing tastes of America's readers as reflected in bestseller lists.
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sjnorquist | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 28, 2023 |
An incisive history of the Battle of Britain that focuses on the strategy of the creator and head of the RAF Fighter Command,
Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding, which led to led to England not being invaded in WWII by the Nazi war machine.
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iwb | 17 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 29, 2022 |



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