The Resource Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, Robert M. Gates

Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, Robert M. Gates

Label
Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war
Title
Duty
Title remainder
memoirs of a Secretary at war
Statement of responsibility
Robert M. Gates
Title variation
Memoirs of a Secretary at war
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10246686
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gates, Robert Michael
Dewey number
  • 355.6092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E897.4.P48
LC item number
B76 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gates, Robert Michael
  • United States
  • Cabinet officers
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • United States
  • Civil-military relations
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
memoirs of a Secretary at war
Label
Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, Robert M. Gates
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Summoned to duty -- Iraq, Iraq and Iraq-- Mending fences, finding allies -- Waging war on the Pentagon -- Beyond Iraq: a complicated world -- Good war, bad war -- One damn thing after another -- Transition -- New term, new agenda, old secretary -- Afghanistan: a house divided -- Difficult foes, difficult friends -- Meanwhile, back in Washington -- War, war? and revolution -- At war to the last day -- Reflections
Control code
2013026348
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 618 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307959478
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013026348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Label
Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, Robert M. Gates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Summoned to duty -- Iraq, Iraq and Iraq-- Mending fences, finding allies -- Waging war on the Pentagon -- Beyond Iraq: a complicated world -- Good war, bad war -- One damn thing after another -- Transition -- New term, new agenda, old secretary -- Afghanistan: a house divided -- Difficult foes, difficult friends -- Meanwhile, back in Washington -- War, war? and revolution -- At war to the last day -- Reflections
Control code
2013026348
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 618 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307959478
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013026348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

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