Baden-Powellby Tim Jeal
R.S.S. Baden-Powell, who founded the Boy Scouts movement in 1908, was a British military hero during the Boer War and an author, actor, artist, spy, sportsman, and female impersonator. In this absorbing and humane account of Baden-Powell’s extraordinary life, Tim Jeal reveals for the first time the complex figure behind the saintly public mask, showing him to be a man of both dazzling talents and crippling secret fears.
Author Biography: Tim Jeal, a highly acclaimed biographer and novelist, is the author of Livingstone, also published by Yale University Press.
- Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
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