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Our man : Richard Holbrooke and the end of the American century

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First edition.

The vividly told saga of the ambition, idealism, and hubris of one of the most legendary and complicated figures in recent American history, set amid the rise and fall of U.S. power from Vietnam to Afghanistan.

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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 320.092 PAC (Text)
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31846002850971
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06/21/2019
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307958020
  • ISBN: 0307958027
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Borzoi book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Dreams so far away -- Vietnam how can we lose when we're so sincere? -- How does he do it? -- Swallow hard -- Since I am now hopeless -- Bosnia they'll come for me -- We are close to our dreams -- You're either going to win or fall -- Afghanistan everything is different -- and everything is the same -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
The vividly told saga of the ambition, idealism, and hubris of one of the most legendary and complicated figures in recent American history, set amid the rise and fall of U.S. power from Vietnam to Afghanistan.
Subject: Holbrooke, Richard C., 1941-2010.
Holbrooke, Richard C., 1941-2010.
Diplomats > United States > Biography.
Ambassadors > United States > Biography.
Statesmen > United States > Biography.
Ambassadors.
Diplomats.
Statesmen.
United States.
Genre: Biography.


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