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Harry S. Truman: 1945-1953 Hardcover – 26 Nov 2008

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  • Hardcover: 183 pages
  • Publisher: Henry Holt (26 November 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0805069380
  • ISBN-13: 978-0805069389
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.6 x 21.6 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 318 g
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"Like so many other biographies in the splendid American Presidents series, Dallek's little book is now the best starting point for knowledge of Truman's life and for an astute assessment of his career. " - Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Robert Dallek is the author of several bestselling presidential histories, including Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power; An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917–1963; and the classic two-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson, Lone Star Rising and Flawed Giant. He has taught at Columbia, Oxford, UCLA, Boston University, and Dartmouth, and has won the Bancroft Prize, among numerous other awards for scholarship and teaching. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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