The road not taken : Edward Lansdale and the American tragedy in Vietnam / Max Boot.
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Summary:A biography of Edward Lansdale, the CIA operative. Boot chronicles his rise and fall as a proponent of a visionary "hearts and minds" diplomacy in Vietnam who was ultimately overruled by the American military bureaucracy, which favored bombs and troop build-ups over winning the people's trust.
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|Baker Halfway Branch||959.7043092 .B725r 2018 (Text)||37814003243814||NON-FICTION - NEW||Book||System_Only_3months||11/27/2019||Available||-|
|Hood River County Library||959.7043 BOO 2018 (Text)||33892100524082||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||None||03/15/2018||Available||-|
|Joseph Public Library||959.7 BOO (Text)||30002000246843||Adult Nonfiction||Book||Branch_Only_6months||02/27/2018||Available||-|
|Lake County Main Library - Lakeview||959.7043 LANSDALE By Boot (Text)||37620000894990||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||System_Only_3months||03/10/2018||Available||-|
|Lake County Main Library - Lakeview||959.7043092 BOOT (Text)||37620000915902||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||None||01/04/2019||Available||-|
|Ontario Community Library||959.704 BOOT (Text)||33330004331163||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||None||04/16/2018||Available||-|
|Pendleton Public Library||959.7043 B644 (Text)||37801000604122||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||None||05/09/2018||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780871409416
- ISBN: 0871409410
- Physical Description: L, 717 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, 
- Copyright: ©2018
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 611-675) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Prologue: The day of the dead: Saigon, November 1-2, 1963 -- Introduction: The misunderstood man -- Ad man (1908-1945) -- Colonel Landslide (1945-1954) -- National builder (1954-1956) -- Washington warrior (1957-1963) -- Bastard child (1964-1968) -- The beaten man (1968-1987) -- Afterword: Landalism in the twenty-first century.
A biography of Edward Lansdale, the CIA operative. Boot chronicles his rise and fall as a proponent of a visionary "hearts and minds" diplomacy in Vietnam who was ultimately overruled by the American military bureaucracy, which favored bombs and troop build-ups over winning the people's trust.
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