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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, directed by Mike Nichols. In his "New York Times" covert-ops chronicle ("Publishers Weekly"), Crile relates the untold story of the last battle of the Cold War. Unabridged. 17 CDs.

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In his "New York Times" bestseller, Crile reveals the untold story of maverick Texas congressman Charlie Wilson, who in the early 1980s conspired with a rogue CIA operation to launch an operative to help Afghans in their fight against Soviet invaders, which fueled the rise of militant Islam. Abridged. 7 CDs.

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ISBN:
9780786179954
Read:
Lane, Christopher
Publisher:
Blackstone Audiobooks
Read by:
Lane, Christopher
Read:
Lane, Christopher
Author:
Crile, George
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Military - Intelligence/Espionage
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Intelligence
Subject:
Asia - Central Asia
Subject:
Secret service
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
Military-Espionage
Subject:
Politics - General
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20050831
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.85x5.27x1.43 in. .62 lbs.
Media Run Time:
750

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"Synopsis" by , In his "New York Times" bestseller, Crile reveals the untold story of maverick Texas congressman Charlie Wilson, who in the early 1980s conspired with a rogue CIA operation to launch an operative to help Afghans in their fight against Soviet invaders, which fueled the rise of militant Islam. Abridged. 7 CDs.
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