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The Unfinished Presidency Jimmy Carter"s Journey to the Nobel Peace Prize by Douglas G. Brinkley

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages624
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7351986M
ISBN 100140276165
ISBN 109780140276169

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