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Max Boot

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Max A. Boot is a Russian-American author, consultant, editorialist, lecturer, and military historian. He worked as a writer and editor for Christian Science Monitor and then for The Wall Street Journal in the 1990s. He is now Jeane J.
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The Powerful and the Damned
Private Diaries in Turbulent Times
Lionel Barber - Feb 05, 2021
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A Guardian Book of the Year...
Max Boot
Apr 17, 2021
[email protected]: The fact that “The Powerful and the Damned” is self-serving and egotistical doesn’t mean that it is not an enjoyable book, at times quite delicious.      source
The Road Not Taken
Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam
Max Boot - Jan 09, 2018
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In chronicling the adventurous life of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, The Road Not Taken definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam War.In this epic biography of Edward Lansdale (1908– 1987), the man said to be the fictional model for Graham Greene’s The Quiet American, best-selling historian Max Boot demonstrates how Lansdale...
Max Boot
Mar 26, 2021
Want to read a bestselling book that was a Pulitzer finalist in biography for just $2.99? The Kindle edition of "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam" is now on sale. (Tip of my fedora to @WindsorMann for alerting me.)      source
The Billion Dollar Spy
A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal
David E. Hoffman - May 10, 2016
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From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning history The Dead Hand comes the riveting story of a spy who cracked open the Soviet military research establishment and a penetrating portrait of the CIA’s Moscow station, an outpost of daring espionage in the last years of the Cold WarWhile driving out of the American embassy in Moscow on the evening o...
Max Boot
Sep 02, 2020
Great book! A real life spy thriller.      source