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The wise men : six friends and the world they made

Author: Walter Isaacson; Evan Thomas
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2013 ©1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Simon & Schuster paperback editionView all editions and formats
This book is a collective biography of the best and brightest men in government and their foreign policies which dominate our actions to this day: Averell Harriman, the freewheeling diplomat and Roosevelt's special envoy to Churchill and Stalin; Dean Acheson, the secretary of state who was more responsible for the Truman Doctrine than Truman and for the Marshall Plan than General Marshall; George Kennan, self-cast  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: W Averell Harriman; Dean Acheson; George F Kennan; Robert A Lovett; John J McCloy; Charles E Bohlen; Robert A Lovett; Charles E Bohlen; John J McCloy; George F Kennan; Dean Acheson; W Averell Harriman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Isaacson; Evan Thomas
ISBN: 9781476728827 1476728828
OCLC Number: 1141979180
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1986.
Description: 853 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Walter Isaacson and Evan Thomas.


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"A wealth of new information and insights on the people and events that shaped the first four decades of the Cold War." * The Boston Globe * "Must be read if we are to understand the postwar world." Read more...

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