Johnson's Life of London

The People Who Made the City That Made the World

by Boris Johnson

Hardcover, 320 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.95 | purchase

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Johnson's Life of London
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The People Who Made the City That Made the World
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Boris Johnson

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The popular mayor of London and author of The Dream of Rome celebrates modern London as one of the world's most exciting and influential cities, exploring the lives of the famous individuals whose beliefs, cultures and innovations have shaped its evolution. 17,500 first printing.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson stands atop the ArcelorMittal Orbit, an observation tower in London's Olympic Park, at its unveiling on May 11. Johnson is the author of Johnson's Life of London: The People Who Made the City That Made the World. Christopher Lee/Getty Images hide caption

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