Author Talk with David Lough at the Atheneum, 'No More Champagne: Churchill and His Money''

No More Champagne reveals for the first time the full extent of the iconic British war leader's private struggle to maintain a way of life instilled by his upbringing and expected of his public position. Lough uses Churchill's own most private records, many never researched before, to chronicle his family's chronic shortage of money, his own extravagance, and his recurring losses from gambling or trading in shares and currencies. Throughout the story, he highlights the threads of risk, energy, persuasion, and sheer willpower to survive that link Churchill's private and public lives.followed by a book signing.
Free admission.
Event date: 
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
Nantucket Atheneum
1 India Street
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$32.00
ISBN: 9781250071262
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador USA - November 3rd, 2015

Named a Best Biography of the Year by The Wall Street Journal and The Times of London

The fascinating story of Winston Churchill's lifetime of tangled personal finances