Anchor: May 2017
"A thrilling account.... This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one." --New York Times Critic Jennifer Senior's Top Ten Books of 2016
At the age of twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime minister of England. He arrived in South Africa in 1899, valet and crates of vintage wine in tow, to cover the brutal colonial war the British were fighting with Boer rebels and jumpstart his political career. But just two weeks later, Churchill was taken prisoner. Remarkably, he pulled off a daring... View More...