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Harry S. Truman

a life

by Robert H. Ferrell

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 453-484) and index.

      StatementRobert H. Ferrell.
      SeriesMissouri biography series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE814 .F46 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 501 p. :
      Number of Pages501
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1097276M
      ISBN 10082620953X
      LC Control Number94021919

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About this book. With contributions from the most accomplished scholars in the field, this fascinating companion to one of America's pivotal presidents assesses Harry S. Truman as a historical figure, politician, president and strategist.

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Slipcase with portrait of author, with mild toning. Limited edition of copies signed by President Truman. This limited edition of copies was specially printed for former President Harry S. Truman, for presentation to supporters.

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