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Author Egremont, Max, 1948-

Title Siegfried Sassoon : a life / Max Egremont.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 SASSOON, SIE    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Biographies  B SASSOON    DUE 12-03-21
Edition First American edition.
Description xiv, 639 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Originally published: Great Britain : Picador, 2005.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [585]-597) and index.
Contents 'The daybreak world' -- 'Try to be more sensible' -- The weald of youth -- 'Grief can be beautiful' -- 'I am sure I shall get blown to shreds' -- 'The heroics of pacifism' -- 'Dottyville' -- 'I must be strong' -- 'Threshold of the dark' -- Love and politics -- Byron in America -- 'Why can't I create something?' -- gThe unknown want' -- The fox-hunting man -- Stephen: love and anger -- 'I ask for nothing but to be near him always' -- Elected silence -- Hester: 'A flower has opened in my heart' -- A bullying barbarian of a world' -- 'In George I seem to live my life again' -- The hardened heart -- Heytesbury's solitary squire -- The search -- 'At the end of all wrong roads i came' -- Trying to be like Our Lord' -- 'My final test of endurance -- Epilogue.
Subject Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.
Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
Catholic converts -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
ISBN 0374263752 alkaline paper
9780374263751 alkaline paper
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