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Booklovers Guide to American Literary London Laurence Peters
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
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For those who love both London and reading this your gift. Most Americans don’t know that most of their classic authors spent significant time in London. Over the centuries,scores of American writers have left the US to live for short or long periods in London. From Ben Franklin to Paul Simon this is the definitive guide to where they stayed and the lives they led in the great city. This book explores the places they lived and the locations in the city they enjoyed or were inspired by. Essential reading for any Anglophile on their first or 20th trip to London.
The Changing Times Guide to American Literary London Laurence Peters
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Packed with numerous original photos of key locations and including clear and precise travel advice, this informative book is aimed at all travelers to London interested in the homes and lives of the many American writers from Benjamin Franklin to Paul Simon who have visited this great city. You may be astonished that almost all of the most famous American writers from the past two centuries have spent a significant part of their lives in London but this is no accident. The UK capital is where writers, since the time of Benjamin Franklin, could get published,find their audience and be recognized by their peers. They were also enriched by a city that was fast becoming the most populous ...
The Sixties: Reviewing the Decade that Rocked the World Mike and Laurence Peters
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The book is a set of essays that examines the cultural and political meaning of the sixties through some key iconic events such as Dylan's decision to leave folk music behind and go electric, Mick Jagger's flirtation with radical politics through his involvement in the Grosvenor Square riots, Ellsberg's decision to leak the Pentagon papers and many other key episodes. Award winning writer Sherill Tippins comments, "With precision and insight, Mike and Laurence Peters demonstrate that it takes both individuals and coalitions to make a revolution. From Bob Dylan’s lightning bolt, “Like a Rolling Stone,” to the Freedom Riders’ painstakingly-planned symbolic protest, to American intellectual ...