Kissinger: a biography

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Simon & Schuster, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 893 pages
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A biography of the political figure, based on more than 150 interviews with Kissinger and others, chronicles his childhood in Nazi Germany, his rise in politics, his political relationships, and more. 75,000 first printing. Major ad/promo. First serial, Vanity Fair. Reader's Digest Cond Bks. Tour.

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User Review  - Matt Heavner - Goodreads

This was a good read -- I learned alot. I had a "culturally aware" level of knowledge of Kissinger, but this really gave me new insights! Isaacson set out from the start to try to be unbiased. I don't ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vicki - Goodreads

I read this book because it was written by Walter Isaacson, who wrote my favorite biography of Steve Jobs. This one was as well written, but as erudite as Kissinger was and as talented a writer as ... Read full review


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Walter Isaacson, the CEO of the Aspen Institute, has been chairman of CNN and the managing editor of "Time" magazine. He is the author of "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life" and of "Kissinger: A Biography", and the coauthor of "The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made". He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and daughter.

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