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The Making of a Quagmire

America and Vietnam During the Kennedy Era

The Making of a Quagmire( )
Author: Halberstam, David
Editor: Singal, Daniel J.
ISBN:978-0-7425-6007-9
Publication Date:Jan 2008
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $108.95
Book Description:

Pulitzer-prize winning author David Halberstam's eyewitness account of the most critical political period of U.S. involvement in Vietnam--the Kennedy/Diem era--remains as fresh and stimulating today as when it was first published in 1965. In the introduction to this edition, historian Daniel J. Singal provides crucial background information that was unavailable when the book was written.

Book Details
Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / World / Asian
Political Science / International Relations / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.078 x 23.8 x 2.134 cm
Book Weight:0.509 Kilograms
Author Biography
Halberstam, David (Author)
David Halberstam was born on April 10, 1934 in New York City and later attended Harvard University. After graduating in 1955, Halberstam worked at a small daily newspaper until he attained a position at the Nashville Tennessean.

Halberstam has written over 20 books including The Children, a written account of his coverage of the Civil Rights Movement; The Best and Brightest, which was a bestseller; and The Game and October, 1964, both detailing his fascination of sports. Halberstam also won a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on the Vietnam War while working for the New York Times. He was killed in a car crash on April 23, 2007 at the age of 73.

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