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The Resource Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, Robert M. Gates

Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, Robert M. Gates

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Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war
Title
Duty
Title remainder
memoirs of a Secretary at war
Statement of responsibility
Robert M. Gates
Title variation
Memoirs of a Secretary at war
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Former secretary of defense Robert M. Gates shares his account of his experience serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Summary
The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
Biography type
individual biography
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10246686
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Booklist, January 2014
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Dewey number
  • 355.6/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
E897.4.P48
LC item number
B76 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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memoirs of a Secretary at war
Label
Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, Robert M. Gates
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Summoned to duty -- Iraq, Iraq and Iraq-- Mending fences, finding allies -- Waging war on the Pentagon -- Beyond Iraq: a complicated world -- Good war, bad war -- One damn thing after another -- Transition -- New term, new agenda, old secretary -- Afghanistan: a house divided -- Difficult foes, difficult friends -- Meanwhile, back in Washington -- War, war? and revolution -- At war to the last day -- Reflections
Control code
21415357
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 618 p.
Isbn
9780307959478
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2013026348
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (rplri)135328
  • (IMchF)fol14947370
Label
Duty : memoirs of a Secretary at war, Robert M. Gates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Summoned to duty -- Iraq, Iraq and Iraq-- Mending fences, finding allies -- Waging war on the Pentagon -- Beyond Iraq: a complicated world -- Good war, bad war -- One damn thing after another -- Transition -- New term, new agenda, old secretary -- Afghanistan: a house divided -- Difficult foes, difficult friends -- Meanwhile, back in Washington -- War, war? and revolution -- At war to the last day -- Reflections
Control code
21415357
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 618 p.
Isbn
9780307959478
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2013026348
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (rplri)135328
  • (IMchF)fol14947370

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