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Kissinger: A Biography MP3 CD – Import, 10 July 2013

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''In its range and research, it is the book to end all books on Mr. Kissinger. For his aficionados, it makes compulsive reading; for students of his years of influence on United States foreign policy, it is compulsory.'' --New York Times

''The fullest account of Kissinger's life and career to date, other than for his memoirs . . . A spooky, engrossing portrait of the only European-style realist ever to guide US foreign policy.'' --Publishers Weekly

''Confirms Kissinger's place as one of the great international players and takes him down a peg as well . . . Kissinger will rave about the parts he likes and rage about the rest . . . This makes for compulsive reading.'' --Peter Jennings

''[A] wonderful, entertaining, definitive biography.'' --Los Angeles Times Book Review

''Meticulously researched, intelligent, and fair . . . A book full of insights.'' --Washington Post

''A solidly researched, richly textured, and extremely readable account of a man in dramatic times who seemed bigger than life.'' --Boston Sunday Globe

''Isaacson . . . has produced much more than another unauthorized biography . . . While there are other excellent Kissinger biographies, this work is the best to date on Henry K. Superstar.'' --Library Journal

''A critical but resolutely objective and utterly fascinating biography of the guileful, egocentric geopolitical scientist who became America's most celebrated secretary of state . . . An authoritative and comprehensive account . . . An evenhanded, warts-and-all portrait of a larger-than-life individual who has left his mark behind.'' --Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Walter Isaacson, the CEO of the Aspen Institute, has been chairman of CNN and the editor of Time magazine. He is the chairman of the board of Teach for America, an organization that recruits recent college graduates to teach in underprivileged communities; he was also appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as the chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which oversees Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, and other international broadcasts of the United States. He is the author of Steve Jobs, Einstein: His Life and Universe, Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, and Kissinger: A Biography. Isaacson currently lives with his wife and daughter in Washington, DC.

Malcolm Hillgartner is an actor, author, playwright, and professional narrator. Under the name Jahnna N. Malcolm, he and his wife, Jahnna Beecham, have written over one hundred books for young readers; their musicals have played in theaters across America. His audiobook credits include works by Dean Koontz, Nelson Algren, and William F. Buckley Jr.

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  • Item Weight : 145 g
  • ISBN-10 : 1482911760
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1482911763
  • Product Dimensions : 13.72 x 1.52 x 18.8 cm
  • Publisher : Blackstone Audiobooks (10 July 2013)
  • Language: : English
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bravo Walter Isaacson, you did it again!
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