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Product NameThirteen Days: A Memoir Of The Cuban Missile Crisis
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
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SKU2136024
Price New3.95 US Dollars    (curriencies)
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Height8.3 inches    (convert)
Length5.5 inches    (convert)
Weight6.24 ounces    (convert)
AuthorRobert F. Kennedy
Page Count185
BindingPaperback
Published11/17/1999
FeaturesISBN13: 9780393318340, Condition: New, Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold!
Long Description"A minor classic in its laconic, spare, compelling evocation by a participant of the shifting moods and maneuvers of the most dangerous moment in human history."―Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. During the thirteen days in October 1962 when the United States confronted the Soviet Union over its installation of missiles in Cuba, few people shared the behind-the-scenes story as it is told here by the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy. In this unique account, he describes each of the participants during the sometimes hour-to-hour negotiations, with particular attention to the actions and views of his brother, President John F. Kennedy. In a new foreword, the distinguished historian and Kennedy adviser Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., discusses the book's enduring importance and the significance of new information about the crisis that has come to light, especially from the Soviet Union.  Illustrated
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