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Richard Holbrooke

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Richard Holbrooke began his diplomatic career in Vietnam in 1962, serving in the Mekong Delta and the American embassy in Saigon. After a tour on President Johnson's White House staff in 1966-67, he wrote one volume of the Pentagon Papers, served as special assistant to Undersecretaries of State Nicholas Katzenbach and Elliot Richardson, and was a member of the American delegation to the Paris peace talks on Vietnam. Holbrooke was Peace Corps director in Morocco from 1970 to 1972 and managing editor of Foreign Policy from 1972 to 1976. He served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific... Read More

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To End a War

Written by Richard Holbrooke


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 25, 1999
Price: $18.00

1998 New York Times Editor's Choice of the Year

In Selecting To End a War as one of the 11 Best Books of the Year, The New York Times wrote:

"Diplomacy is the grungiest job... But it must be satisfying because this enthralling book is also a heartfelt call to America to use... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

To End a War

Written by Richard Holbrooke


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $14.99

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Paris 1919
Six Months That Changed the World
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Foreword by Richard Holbrooke


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $20.00

• Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize
• Winner of the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize
• Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize

Between January and July 1919, after “the war to end all wars,” men and women from around the world converged on Paris to shape the peace. Center stage, for the first time... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Paris 1919
Six Months That Changed the World
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Foreword by Richard Holbrooke


Format: eBook, 624 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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