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War Stories - signed first edition

£40.00

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War Stories is a fascinating account of ordinary men and women swept up in the turbulence of war. These are the stories - many untold until now - of thirty-four individuals who have pushed the boundaries of love, bravery, suffering and terror beyond the imaginable. They span three centuries and four continents. There is the courage of Edward Seager who survived the Charge of the Light Brigade; the cunning of Krystyna Skarbek, quick-thinking spy and saboteur during the Second World War; the skulduggery of Benedict Arnold, who switched sides in the American War of Independence and the compassion of Magdalene de Lancey who tenderly nursed her dying husband at Waterloo. Told with vivid narrative flair and full of unexpected insights, War Stories moves effortlessly from tales of spies, escapes and innovation to uplifting acts of humanity, celebrating men and women whose wartime experiences are beyond compare.

Written by Peter Snow and Ann MacMillan, and signed by both authors on the title page. Published by John Murray in 2017. First edition.

In very good used condition, as new.

Item details

Added value:
Signed first edition
Author(s):
Snow, P.; MacMillan, A.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1473618274
ISBN-13:
9781473618275
Number of pages:
344
Publisher:
John Murray
Title:
War Stories

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War Stories is a fascinating account of ordinary men and women swept up in the turbulence of war. These are the stories - many untold until now - of thirty-four individuals who have pushed the boundaries of love, bravery, suffering and terror beyond the imaginable. They span three centuries and four continents. There is the courage of Edward Seager who survived the Charge of the Light Brigade; the cunning of Krystyna Skarbek, quick-thinking spy and saboteur during the Second World War; the skulduggery of Benedict Arnold, who switched sides in the American War of Independence and the compassion of Magdalene de Lancey who tenderly nursed her dying husband at Waterloo. Told with vivid narrative flair and full of unexpected insights, War Stories moves effortlessly from tales of spies, escapes and innovation to uplifting acts of humanity, celebrating men and women whose wartime experiences are beyond compare.

Written by Peter Snow and Ann MacMillan, and signed by both authors on the title page. Published by John Murray in 2017. First edition.

In very good used condition, as new.

Added value:
Signed first edition
Author(s):
Snow, P.; MacMillan, A.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1473618274
ISBN-13:
9781473618275
Number of pages:
344
Publisher:
John Murray
Title:
War Stories

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