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The Commanders by  Bob Woodward - 1st Edition - 1991 - from Elk Creek Heritage Books (SKU: 000061)

The Commanders

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The Commanders

by Woodward, Bob

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st Printing First Edition per complete number line with number one. Hard cover in very good condition with maroon boards, navy spine cloth, and gold gilt spine lettering, Title blind stamped on front board. Deep maroon end papers. Text bock tight. Former owner's book plate on ffp. No writing or markings on rest of internal text. Black streak on bottom text block. Dust Jacket in very good condition; not price clipped. Contains black and white photos and a Chart of the Chain of Command. Concludes with extensive Index. 398 numbered pages. * From the book, ""... tells the behind-the-scenes story of how President Bush and his military high command made their decisions. ... an extraordinary work of contemporary history, based on more than two years of exhaustive reporting on the inner workings of the Bush administration.. . [This book] .is about the decision-makers. Their relationships with one another and their personal perspectives are chronicled in unprecedented detail. This is the story behind the momentous choices that are defining a new era in international relations dominated by American military might.""


Behind-the-scenes account of the Bush administration's war and peace policies discusses inner-council debates and National Security Council meetings among Bush, Dick Cheney, Colin Powell, Brent Scowcroft, James Baker, and others.


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Elk Creek Heritage Books US (US)
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The Commanders
Woodward, Bob
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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
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1st Edition
Simon & Schuster
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
History, Persian Gulf War - United States - Decision making, George Bush, Military history, Military Leadership, Foreign Relations
Bookseller catalogs
History of the 20th Century; Military Art & Science;

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About Elk Creek Heritage Books

Our bookselling business began in 2002 with both online selling and an open shop on Main Street in a small upstate New York town. With a move to New Jersey we continued as an online only business and maintain a current growing inventory of over 10,000 books which are in the process of being listed. New items are listed every week.We strive to provide "General Good Reading" to avid bibliophiles. While our main specialties are Religion, History, and Biography, we also carry books on many other subjects, in addition to our collection of rare and antiquarian books.


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