Hero: The Life And Legend Of Lawrence Of Arabia by Michael KordaHero: The Life And Legend Of Lawrence Of Arabia by Michael Korda

Hero: The Life And Legend Of Lawrence Of Arabia

byMichael Korda

Paperback | November 1, 2011

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From Michael Korda, author of the New York Times bestselling Eisenhower biography Ike and the captivating Battle of Britain book With Wings Like Eagles, comes the critically-acclaimed definitive biography of T. E. Lawrence—the legendary British soldier, strategist, scholar, and adventurer whose exploits as “Lawrence of Arabia” created a legacy of mythic proportions in his own lifetime. Many know T.E. Lawrence from David Lean’s Oscar-winning 1962 biopic—based, itself, upon Lawrence’s autobiographical Seven Pillars of Wisdom—but in the tradition of modern biographers like John Meacham, David McCullough, and Barbara Leaming, Michael Korda’s penetrating new examination reveals new depth and character in the twentieth century’s quintessential English hero.
Michael Korda is the author ofUlysses S. Grant,Ike,Hero, andCharmed Lives. Educated at Le Rosey in Switzerland and at Magdalen College, Oxford, he served in the Royal Air Force. He took part in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 and on its fiftieth anniversary was awarded the Order of Merit of the People's Republic of Hungary. He and his...
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Title:Hero: The Life And Legend Of Lawrence Of ArabiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:800 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.28 inPublished:November 1, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061712620

ISBN - 13:9780061712623

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“In Hero, Korda presents Lawrence’s life in minute, fascinating detail. . . . Korda’s extensive research and straightforward writing make this a valuable addition to the Lawrence library, a one-stop resource for all who are interested in this hero.”