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Author: Eugene Burdick; Harvey Wheeler
Publisher: Hopewell, N.J. : Ecco Press ; New York, NY : Distributed by W.W. Norton, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Ecco edView all editions and formats
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In a novel examining the question of accidental war, American planes fly past the point of recall to drop nuclear bombs on Moscow.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene Burdick; Harvey Wheeler
ISBN: 088001654X 9780880016544
OCLC Number: 39497844
Description: 286 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The translator --
The war room, Omaha --
Descent with pomp and authority --
The blue skies, the black holes --
The flayed bull --
Bomb shelter, the White House --
The organized man --
The President and the translator --
The vindicators --
The briefing --
The urgent minutes --
Words, statistics, and opinions --
The conference line --
The calculation and the wait --
The conference line --
The last effort --
The vindicators --
Cascio's command --
The last mile --
The conference line --
No other way --
The conference line --
The sacrifice of Abraham.
Responsibility: Eugene Burdick & Harvey Wheeler.
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In a novel examining the question of accidental war, American planes fly past the point of recall to drop nuclear bombs on Moscow.

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