The Resource Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of how the wildest man in Congress and a rouge CIA agent changed the history of our times, George Crile

Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of how the wildest man in Congress and a rouge CIA agent changed the history of our times, George Crile

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Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of how the wildest man in Congress and a rouge CIA agent changed the history of our times
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Charlie Wilson's war
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the extraordinary story of how the wildest man in Congress and a rouge CIA agent changed the history of our times
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George Crile
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Language
eng
Summary
Describes how, after the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, maverick Texas congressman Charlie Wilson persuaded his colleagues to fund the CIA's efforts to arm the mujahideen and recounts the repercussions of that covert operation
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VPW
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non fiction
Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of how the wildest man in Congress and a rouge CIA agent changed the history of our times, George Crile
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Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of how the wildest man in Congress and a rouge CIA agent changed the history of our times, George Crile
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Includes bibliographic references [p. 525-531] and index
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ocn181656438
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22 cm
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Extent
x, 550 p.
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9780802143419
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(pbk.)
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ill.
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(OCoLC)181656438

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