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Haig

Duff Cooper, Viscount Norwich

Haig

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Published by Doubleday, Doran in Garden City, N. Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Haig, Douglas, -- Sir, -- 1861-1928,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDuff Cooper.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 381 p. :
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23822625M


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A hugely enjoyable read.” —Deborah Harkness, author of The All Souls Trilogy. MATT HAIG suffered a breakdown in his early twenties. After battling depression for a long time he turned to writing, and he now believes that reading and writing books saved his life.

His novels include the bestsellers The Last Family in England, The Radleys and The Humans, which in Canada was a Costco Buyer’s Pick and has sold approximat copies/5(K). Named Person: Douglas Haig Haig, Earl; Douglas Haig Haig, Earl: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Duff Cooper, Viscount Norwich.

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Brian Haig is the son of former US Secretary of State Alexander Haig and has been born and bred in the American military and worked all over the globe. Since retiring from duty he has been a special advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff and now runs a large helicopter company.

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A graduate of the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, Haig fought in the Sudan War and the South African War. Named. Haig's second book, Inner Circles: How America Changed the World: A Memoir (), is an insider's account of historical events that took place during his career, including Watergate, the war against Castro's Cuba, and the attempted assassination of President Reagan.

Haig also voiced his opinions on politicians of the early s, the growing. Matt Haig is the author of the internationally bestselling memoir Reasons to Stay Alive and Notes on a Nervous Planet, along with six novels, including How To Stop Time, and several award-winning children’s books.

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Even Watergate aficionados will learn plenty—and yearn for more.”—Luke A. Nichter, author of The Nixon Tapes:   The first book by Brian Haig which I read was THE KINGMAKER; I found it incredibly enjoyable and my only regret was that I had not read the books in the series in the order in which they were written.

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