Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of how the wildest man in Congress and a rouge CIA agent changed the history of our times
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Published:
New York : Grove Press, [2003].
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Book
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x, 550 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780802143419 (pbk.), 0802143415 (pbk.)

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General Note
Originally published: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2003.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographic references and index.
Description
Describes how, after the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, maverick Texas congressman Charlie Wilson persuaded his colleagues to fund the CIA's efforts to arm the mujahideen and recounts the repercussions of that covert operation.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Crile, G. (2003). Charlie Wilson's war: the extraordinary story of how the wildest man in Congress and a rouge CIA agent changed the history of our times. New York: Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Crile, George. 2003. Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rouge CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times. New York: Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Crile, George, Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rouge CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times. New York: Grove Press, 2003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Crile, George. Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rouge CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times. New York: Grove Press, 2003. Print.

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