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    DescriptionDuring the thirteen days in October 1962 when the United States confronted the Soviet Union over its installation of missiles in Cuba, few people shared the behind-the-scenes story as it is told here by the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy. In this unique account, he describes each of the participants during the sometimes hour-to-hour negotiations, with particular attention to the actions and views of his brother, President John F. Kennedy. In a new foreword, the distinguished historian and Kennedy adviser Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., discusses the book's enduring importance and the significance of new information about the crisis that has come to light, especially from the Soviet Union.


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    Title
    Thirteen Days
    Subtitle
    A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert F. Kennedy, Foreword by Arthur M. Schlesinger
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 139 mm
    Height: 209 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 184 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780393318340
    ISBN 10: 0393318346
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPK
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY, CHRN/1960
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    BISAC V2.8: HIS041000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET038
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CARIBB
    BISAC V2.8: HIS032000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET180
    Ingram Theme: CULT/RUSSIA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KJC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036000
    Libri: I-HS
    DC21: 327.73047
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    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE20
    BISAC V2.8: POL011000
    B&T Approval Code: A43420000
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    B&T Approval Code: A16424600
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    DC22: 327.73047
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS027030
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJPK
    DC22: 327.73/047
    BIC subject category V2: 1KJC
    LC classification: E183.8.R9 K43 1999
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    Thema V1.0: JPS, NHW, JWMN, NHD, NHK
    Publisher
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    26 January 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    As a principle figure in resolving the crisis Robert Kennedy brings to it extraordinary authority, with his own insights, perspectives and very important revelations of the decision-making process at the highest level, on the brink of nuclear holocaust. --David Schoenbrun"