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Our man the president

Bode Sowande

Our man the president

by Bode Sowande

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Published by Spectrum Books in Ibadan .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBode Sowande.
SeriesSpectrum paperback
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9387.9S58 O8 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p. --
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22458505M
ISBN 109782265276

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Our Man by George Parker is an interesting nonfiction read. It explores the Cold War era, elite society and our American government. The book was focused on one man in particular. Explored his journey in wanting to rise high and be as active in policymaking as possible.

The book was well-written/5. George Packer’s biography of Holbrooke, “Our Man,” is a complex portrait of a complex man who had power, but never enough.

Our Man by George Packer review – Richard Holbrooke and American power An account of the major dilemmas, and egotism, of the top diplomat doubles as.

our man richard holbrooke and the end of the american century by george packer ‧ release date: may 7,   In Our Man, drawn from Holbrooke’s diaries and papers, we are given a nonfiction narrative that is both intimate and epic in its revelatory portrait of this extraordinary and deeply flawed man and the elite spheres of society and government he inhabited.

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"Morley's book brilliantly explores the mystery of [what the CIA knew of Oswald's Mexican activities] Morley uncovers enough new material, and theorizes with such verve, that Our Man in Mexico will go down as one of the more provocative titles in the ever-growing library of Kennedy-assassination studies [It is also] an enthralling account of Scott's career as one of America's most accomplished spy Cited by: 8.

GEORGE PACKER is a staff writer at The Atlantic and the author of The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, which was a New York Times best seller and winner of the National Book other nonfiction books include The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and Blood of the Liberals, winner of the Robert F.

Kennedy Book /5(). Baron Trump’s Marvelous Underground Journey, and or, The Last President, are indeed real books by writer Ingersoll Lockwood.(We haven’t.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sowande, Bode. Our man the president. Ibadan, Nigeria: Spectrum Books, (OCoLC) Material Type. Richard Holbrooke’s “almost great” diplomatic career provides a metaphor for U.S.

foreign policy and the end of an American faith in intervention. ‘Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and Author: Barbara Spindel.

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George Packer's “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century” was the result of interviews and exclusive access to Holbrooke’s diaries. bestowed by President.

In Our Man, drawn from Holbrooke's diaries and papers, we are given a nonfiction narrative that is both intimate and epic in its revelatory portrait of this extraordinary and deeply flawed man and the elite spheres of society and government he inhabited.

Our Man is a nuanced portrait of a driven man whose brilliance was held back by his almost comical insecurities Packer is an accomplished reporter and careful writer, and he manages to sketch out the three conflicts at the heart of Holbrooke’s career – Vietnam, Bosnia, Afghanistan – with subtlety and texture.”.

All the President's Men provides a key piece to understanding American political history, as well as the history and future of journalism, according to Time magazine. The book arguably gave. The book chronicles the investigative reporting of Woodward and Bernstein from Woodward's initial report on the Watergate break-in through the resignations of Nixon Administration officials H.

Haldeman and John Ehrlichman in Apriland the revelation of the Oval Office Watergate tapes by Alexander Butterfield three months : Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward. In the most devastating political detective story of the 20th century, two Washington Post reporters, whose brilliant, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation smashed the Watergate scandal wide open, tell the behind-the-scenes drama the way it really happened.

Like the Washington Post’s coverage of Watergate, this book is the result of a collaborative effort with our colleagues—executives, editors, reporters, librarians, telephone operators, news aides.

Our Man is a perceptive title. Richard Holbrooke was often America's man on the ground, but he also embodied America's approach to foreign policy in.

"No book could achieve the intensity, completeness, and narrative depth of Our Man without the author’s belief that he had been put on this earth to do it.

The strength of the book is its focus on Holbrooke’s character, which Packer pursues much as James Boswell pursued the human truth of Samuel Johnson/5().