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The Resource Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history, George Crile

Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history, George Crile

Label
Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history
Title
Charlie Wilson's war
Title remainder
the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history
Statement of responsibility
George Crile
Title variation
Charlie Wilsons war
Title variation remainder
the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes how, after the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, maverick Texas congressman Charlie Wilson persuaded his colleagues to fund the CIA's efforts to arm the mujahideen and the repercussions of the covert operation
Tone
Writing style
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New York Times Notable Book, 2003
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158590
Cataloging source
DLC
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Crile, George
Dewey number
958.1045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Wilson, Charlie
  • United States
  • Military assistance, American
  • Afghanistan
Target audience
adult
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the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history
Label
Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history, George Crile
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 550 p.
Isbn
9780871138545
Lccn
2002019074
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ADJ-9018
  • IG$48942498
Label
Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history, George Crile
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 550 p.
Isbn
9780871138545
Lccn
2002019074
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ADJ-9018
  • IG$48942498

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