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Thirteen Days/Ninety Miles The Cuban Missile Crisis by Norman H. Finkelstein

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Published by Julian Messner .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962,
  • History (Young Adult),
  • Children"s 12-Up - History - General,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7666938M
ISBN 100671866222
ISBN 109780671866228

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