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The Resource A fiery peace in a cold war : Bernard Schriever and the ultimate weapon, Neil Sheehan

A fiery peace in a cold war : Bernard Schriever and the ultimate weapon, Neil Sheehan

Label
A fiery peace in a cold war : Bernard Schriever and the ultimate weapon
Title
A fiery peace in a cold war
Title remainder
Bernard Schriever and the ultimate weapon
Statement of responsibility
Neil Sheehan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author, Neil Sheehan, describes the U.S.--Soviet arms race through the story of the colorful and visionary American Air Force officer Bernard Schriever
Summary
Chronicles the mid-twentieth-century effort to prevent the Soviet Union from acquiring nuclear superiority, in an account that describes the pivotal contributions of Bernard Schriever, Eisenhower, and Stalin
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
individual biography
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325118
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sheehan, Neil
Dewey number
  • 355.0092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schriever, Bernard A
  • United States
  • Generals
  • Military engineers
  • Intercontinental ballistic missiles
  • Intercontinental ballistic missiles
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Cold War
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Astronautics
Target audience
adult
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Bernard Schriever and the ultimate weapon
Label
A fiery peace in a cold war : Bernard Schriever and the ultimate weapon, Neil Sheehan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-509) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Becoming an American -- Inheriting a different world -- The perils of an apprenticeship -- Starting a race -- Winning a president -- Building the unstoppable -- A spy in orbit and a game of nuclear dice -- The Schriever luck
Control code
ocn500797222
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage books ed.
Extent
xix, 534 pages
Isbn
9780679745495
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2010502720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)500797222
Label
A fiery peace in a cold war : Bernard Schriever and the ultimate weapon, Neil Sheehan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-509) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Becoming an American -- Inheriting a different world -- The perils of an apprenticeship -- Starting a race -- Winning a president -- Building the unstoppable -- A spy in orbit and a game of nuclear dice -- The Schriever luck
Control code
ocn500797222
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage books ed.
Extent
xix, 534 pages
Isbn
9780679745495
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2010502720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)500797222

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