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The Resource Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001, Steve Coll

Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001, Steve Coll

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Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001
Title
Ghost wars
Title remainder
the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001
Statement of responsibility
Steve Coll
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Comprehensively and for the first time, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll tells the secret history of the CIA's role in Afghanistan, including its covert program against Soviet troops from 1979 to 1989, and examines the rise of the Taliban, the emergence of bin Laden, and the secret efforts by CIA officers and their agents to capture or kill bin Laden in Afghanistan after 1998."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coll, Steve
Dewey number
958.104/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
DS371.2
LC item number
.C63 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
11.8
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bin Laden, Osama
  • United States
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
Target audience
adult
Label
Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001, Steve Coll
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 653-664) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 695 pages
Isbn
9781594200076
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003058593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52814066
  • (Sirsi) o52814066
  • (TMQ) o52814066
  • 306682
  • 306682
Label
Ghost wars : the secret history of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet invasion to September 10, 2001, Steve Coll
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 653-664) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 695 pages
Isbn
9781594200076
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003058593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52814066
  • (Sirsi) o52814066
  • (TMQ) o52814066
  • 306682
  • 306682

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