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We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the  Iraqi People by Peter Van Buren - First Edition - September 2011 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000000398)

We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People

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We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People

by Peter Van Buren

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0805094369
ISBN 13
9780805094367
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New York: Metropolitan Books, September 2011. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Spine tail lightly bumped, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii+269 pages. A Foreign Service Officer's first-hand account of our blundering efforts to rebuild Iraq. A shocking and rollicking true-life tale of Americans abroad, and a vividly rendered tale of ineptitude and corruption.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000000398
Title
We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People
Author
Peter Van Buren
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0805094369
ISBN 13
9780805094367
Publisher
Metropolitan Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
September 2011
Keywords
Iraq, Iraq War, corruption, diplomacy, foreign relations, government, history, humor, international relat, postwar reconstruct, public opinion
Bookseller catalogs
International Relations; Military and Defense; Middle East; Humor, Comedy, Satire, Funny stuff;
Size
8vo

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