Citizens of London
  • Release Date : 03 May 2011
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Categories : History
  • Pages : 496 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780812979350
  • ISBN 10 : 0812979354
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Synopsis : Citizens of London written by Lynne Olson, published by Random House Trade Paperbacks which was released on 03 May 2011. Download Citizens of London Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. The acclaimed author of Troublesome Young Men reveals the behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, the handsome, chain-smoking head of CBS News in Europe; Averell Harriman, the hard-driving millionaire who ran FDR’s Lend-Lease program in London; and John Gilbert Winant, the shy, idealistic U.S. ambassador to Britain. Each man formed close ties with Winston Churchill—so much so that all became romantically involved with members of the prime minister’s family. Drawing from a variety of primary sources, Lynne Olson skillfully depicts the dramatic personal journeys of these men who, determined to save Britain from Hitler, helped convince a cautious Franklin Roosevelt and reluctant American public to back the British at a critical time. Deeply human, brilliantly researched, and beautifully written, Citizens of London is a new triumph from an author swiftly becoming one of the finest in her field.

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