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Churchill: The Unexpected Hero
This book is part of the Oxford University Press' Lives and Legacies series. It is a short book about Winston Churchill, an extremely famous British Prime Minister. Even though short, the book does a good job of detailing Churchill's long career. The author's central thesis is that Churchill's huge ego was both his greatest flaw and his greatest strength. He was a genius, but he sometimes made bad choices because he didn't ask other people for advice....