Sketches from a Life

George F. Kennan (Author)

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Written originally as a series of entries in a travel diary and now considered one of the most important memoirs of our time, Sketches from a Life is George F. Kennan's peerless, impressionistic record of his experiences with twentieth-century history.

Beginning with his first foreign service post in 1927 and ending seven decades later, Kennan's account is rich with the insight of a major historical participant. Whether relating the perils of Hitler's Germany or revisiting Kennan's days as ambassador to the Soviet Union, Sketches from a Life is as riveting as great literature, and one of the most invaluable documents of our time.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • October 2000
  • ISBN 978-0-393-32139-5
  • 5.6 × 8.3 in / 400 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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