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  - Erwin - Goodreads

Starts off very strong, but gets very dry, focusing obsessively on who Kissinger is dating at some moment... Gossip rag tales that just keep going on and on. I finished the first 60%. The beginning ... Read full review

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User Review  - Thomas Simpson - Goodreads

The book itself might not have deserved the five star rating if not for the five star life of Henry Kissinger. The book is a little repetitive and seems to curiously leave out Kissinger controversies ... 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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