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A dangerous friend

Author: Ward S Just
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An idealistic political scientist abandons his family to bring progress to 1965 Vietnam, only to wreck havoc with people's lives. Sydney Parade of Connecticut is unaware that the foundation employing him is a front for the Pentagon. By the author of Echo House.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Adventure stories
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Just, Ward S.
Dangerous friend.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999
(OCoLC)607197702
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ward S Just
ISBN: 0395856981 9780395856987
OCLC Number: 40298514
Notes: "A Peter Davison book."
Awards: James Fenimore Cooper Prize, 2001
Description: 256 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The effort --
The family Armand --
A child in such a milieu --
Dacy --
Getting used to it --
A shooting in the market --
Assimilate or disperse --
Big dumb blond --
Plantation Louvet --
The life of the mind --
Pablo's hat --
The arsenal of democracy.
Responsibility: Ward Just.
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An idealistic political scientist abandons his family to bring progress to 1965 Vietnam, only to wreck havoc with people's lives. Sydney Parade of Connecticut is unaware that the foundation employing him is a front for the Pentagon. By the author of Echo House.

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