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The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made by [Walter Isaacson, 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.” -- Robert A. Caro, author of Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

“Isaacson and Thomas have fashioned a Cold War Plutarch.”, San Francisco Chronicle

“A richly textured account of a class and of a historical period.”, New York Times Book Review --This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

Walter Isaacson, a professor of history at Tulane, has been CEO of the Aspen Institute, chair of CNN, and editor of Time. He is the author of Leonardo da Vinci; The Innovators; Steve Jobs; Einstein: His Life and Universe; Benjamin Franklin: An American Life; and Kissinger: A Biography, and the coauthor of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. Visit him at Isaacson.Tulane.edu.

Evan Thomas is the author of The Very Best Men: Four Who Dared: The Early Years of the C.I.A.; Robert Kennedy: His Life; The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst and the Rush to Empire, 1989; Sea of Thunder: The Last Great Naval Command, 1941-1945; and John Paul Jones. His most recent book is Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • File Size : 8935 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 873 pages
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster (28 February 2012)
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B00768DB2S
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