CANDICE MILLARD is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic. She lives in Kansas City with her husband and three children.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Chosen as a Washington Post and
New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016 "A thrilling
account...This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch
character study rolled into one...Could someone be persuaded to
make a movie about this episode of his life? I'd watch."
--New York Times Critic Jennifer Senior's Top Ten Books of 2016 "Gripping...tremendously readable and enjoyable..."
--Alex von Tunzelmann, The New York Times Book Review "[A] truly fascinating book."
--Financial Times "A gripping story...It's a thrilling journey and Millard tells it with gusto."
--The Guardian "Millard's tome is a slam-bang study of Churchill's wit and wile as he navigates the Boer War like [a] proto-James Bond."