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  1. Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American ...

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    From his days as a young adviser in Vietnam to his last efforts to end the war in Afghanistan, Holbrooke embodied the postwar American impulse to take the lead on the global stage. But his sharp elbows and tireless self-promotion ensured that he never rose to the highest levels in government that he so desperately coveted.

    • $13.29
    • Knopf
    • Edward Salo, George Packer
    • 2019
  2. Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American ...

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    May 01, 2019 · Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century. May 2019. Richard Holbrooke’s story is well known – he was the larger-than-life diplomat and idealist who never achieved the Secretary of State job he craved, in part because of his tragic flaws of egotism and self-promotion. George Packer does not change our image of the man, but he gives it form and substance in a biography that draws on access to Holbrooke’s extensive diary, and interviews with all three of his wives as ...

  3. Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George Packer ⅘ Stars Richard Holbrooke is an incredibly interesting persona in our country’s foreign policy story. His name will be forever tied to three countries that strike fear in American hearts: Vietnam, Bosnia, and Afghanistan.

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    Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century (Paperback) By George Packer. $17.95. ISBN: 9780307948175. Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations. Published: Vintage - May 26th, 2020. Submitted by Laurie Greer on Fri, 2021-07-30 11:27. Membership Benefits. Gift cards can be used online or in-store.

  5. Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century

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    May 26, 2020 · From his days as a young adviser in Vietnam to his last efforts to end the war in Afghanistan, Holbrooke embodied the postwar American impulse to take the lead on the global stage. But his sharp elbows and tireless self-promotion ensured that he never rose to the highest levels in government that he so desperately coveted.

  6. Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American ...

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    May 06, 2019 · Praise For Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century… “It is impossible to read George Packer’s new biography of Richard Holbrooke without a piercing sense of melancholy, not only that a man so supremely alive should be dead, but also because such people— Our Man, in Packer’s title, the incarnation of vanished glory, imperial hubris, exceptional Americanism—no longer walk the earth…

  7. Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American ...

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    May 12, 2019 · Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George Packer – review A detailed portrait of the late American diplomat reveals a man whose vices and virtues echoed those of his...

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  8. “I still can’t get his voice out of my head,” George Packer writes of the late diplomat Richard Holbrooke. “One day I know it will start to fade, along with ...

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    • The Aspen Institute
  9. Richard Holbrooke and the Lost Idealism of a Generation

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    Aug 13, 2019 · While Holbrooke was often moved to act out of a sense of public duty, he was also blind to money’s corrosive power in late 20th century America and more than happy to benefit from the tax cuts and...

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