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Most dangerous : Daniel Ellsberg and the secret history of the Vietnam war

Sheinkin, Steve (author.).

Available copies

  • 13 of 13 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 13 total copies.

Summary:

The story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 959.7043092 .S543m 2015 (Text) 37814002998434 NON-FICTION Book None 07/06/2016 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande YA 959.70 She (Text) 35178001576589 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 05/18/2016 Available -
Harney County Library 959.704 SHEINKIN (Text) 37720000545665 New Adult Display Book Branch_Only_3months 01/31/2017 Available -
Hermiston High School Library 959.7 SHE (Text) hhs33122004037357 Main Collection Book None 04/16/2018 Available -
Hermiston Public Library YA 959.704 SHE (Text) 37838000519900 Young Adult Book None 02/16/2016 Available -
Hood River County Library YA 959.7043 SHE 2015 (Text) 33892100335851 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 01/05/2016 Available -
Hood River Valley High School Library 959.704 SHE (Text) 33892005473930 NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_3months 10/07/2015 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview YA 959.704 SHEINKIN (Text) 37620000859183 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book System_Only_3months 06/16/2016 Available -
Ontario Community Library Y. 959.704 SHEIN (Text) 33330004185544 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 01/15/2016 Available -
Ontario High School Library 959.704 SHEINKIN (Text) 34440000490795 Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_6months 01/08/2016 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1596439521
  • ISBN: 9781596439528
  • Physical Description: 370 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note: National Book Award Finalist, 2015
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, 2016
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-358) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: Feasibility Study -- Cold warrior -- Day one -- Hostile action -- Welcome Americans -- Wider war -- Patricia -- Limited operations -- Diving board -- Kill ratio -- Escalation -- Break-up -- Making progress -- Search and destroy -- Lasting impression -- Credibility gap -- The power of leaks -- Madman theory -- The Pentagon Papers -- Whole vote -- Night work -- Troublemaker -- Behind the mask -- Bridges burned -- War room -- A matter of patriotism -- Slow build -- Mr. Boston -- Underground -- Arrest -- Fame -- The plumbers -- Bag job -- Consequences -- Preposterous -- Peace with honor? -- Bizarre events -- Painful truth -- Epilogue: History repeats.
Summary, etc.: The story of Daniel Ellsberg and his decision to steal and publish secret documents about America's involvement in the Vietnam War.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 to 14, Title page verso.
Ages 14 to 17, Lexile.
Awards Note:
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, 2016
National Book Award Finalist, 2015
Subject: Ellsberg, Daniel Juvenile literature
Pentagon Papers Pentagon Papers Juvenile literature
Whistle blowing United States History 20th century Juvenile literature
Rand Corporation Employees Biography Juvenile literature
Defense information, Classified United States Juvenile literature
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 United States Juvenile literature
United States Foreign relations Vietnam Juvenile literature
Vietnam Foreign relations United States Juvenile literature
United States Politics and government 1969-1974 Juvenile literature
Genre: Biographies.
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