Harry S. Truman

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Publisher:
Times Books,
Pub. Date:
2008.
Language:
English
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Bestselling biographer Dallek chronicles how a plainspoken man from Missouri rose to become one of the greatest leaders of the twentieth century.
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9780805069389
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