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K blows top : a Cold War comic interlude starring Nikita Khrushchev, America's most unlikely tourist

Author: Peter Carlson
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts Khrushchev's 1959 trip across America against the backdrop of the Cold War and a capitalist America living under the shadow of the hydrogen bomb.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Carlson, Peter, 1952-
K blows top.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©2009
(DLC) 2008039090
(OCoLC)191926312
Named Person: Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Carlson
ISBN: 9780786741564 0786741562 1586484974 9781586484972
OCLC Number: 374050243
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 327 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Dedication; Prologue; Trip One; Trip Two; Trip Three; Epilogue; Notes on Sources; Index; About the Author.
Responsibility: Peter Carlson.

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This hilarious account of Khrushchevs 1959 U. S. tour is also a supremely entertaining evocation of the history and atmosphere of Cold War America  Read more...

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