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BRENDON, Piers. British, b. 1940. Genres: Biography. Career: Freelance writer. Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology, Lecturer, 1971-76, Head of the History Dept., 1977-80; Cambridge University, Keeper of the Churchill Archives and Fellow of Churchill College, 1995-. Publications: Hurrell Froude and the Oxford Movement, 1974; Hawker of Morwenstow: Portrait of a Victorian Eccentric, 1975; Eminent Edwardians, 1979; The Life and Death of the Press Barons, 1982; Winston Churchill, 1984; Our Own Dear Queen, 1986; Ike: The Life and Times of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1987; Thomas Cook: 150 Years of Popular Tourism, 1991; (with P. Whitehead) The Windsors: A Dynasty Revealed, 1994; The Motoring Century: The Story of the Royal Automobile Club, 1997; The Dark Valley: A Panorama of the 1930s, 2000. EDITOR (all with W. Shaw): Reading They've Liked, 1967; Reading Matters, 1969; By What Authority?, 1972. Address: 4b Millington Rd, Cambridge, England.

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