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One Minute to Midnight

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 448 Nombre de pages
October 27, 1962, a day dubbed Black Saturday in the Kennedy White House. This book tells both the human and the political story o... Lire la suite
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Description

October 27, 1962, a day dubbed Black Saturday in the Kennedy White House. This book tells both the human and the political story of Black Saturday, taking the reader into the White House, the Kremlin and along the entire Cold War battlefront.

Préface
Michael Dobbs recreates the 'most dangerous moment in human history' and brings the Cuban missile crisis to a new generation.

Auteur
Michael Dobbs is a reporter for the Washington Post, who devoted much of his journalistic career to covering the collapse of communism. He was the Post's bureau chief in Warsaw (1980-82), Paris (1983-86) and Moscow (1988-1993). He has held fellowships at Harvard and Princeton University and is the author of three books: Down with Big Brother (1996), Madeleine Albright (1999) and Saboteurs (2004). Down with Big Brother was a runner-up for the 1997 PEN award for non-fiction.

Texte du rabat

With the novelist's eye for tension and research that has brought to light new archival material, Michael Dobbs presents this definitive popular history of the Cuban missile crisis, when the world stood on the brink of nuclear apocalypse.



Résumé
October 27, 1962, a day dubbed Black Saturday in the Kennedy White House. Using a wealth of untapped archival material, he tells both the human and the political story of Black Saturday, taking the reader into the White House, the Kremlin and along the entire Cold War battlefront.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: One Minute to Midnight
Sous-titre: Kennedy, Khrushchev and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War
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Code EAN: 9780099492450
ISBN: 978-0-09-949245-0
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House UK
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 448
Poids: 353g
Taille: H198mm x B128mm x T28mm
Année: 2009