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Behind embassy walls

the life and times of an American diplomat

by Brandon Grove

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Grove, Brandon, 1929-,
    • United States. Foreign Service -- Biography.,
    • Diplomats -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Politicians -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-1993.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-1993.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBrandon Grove.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE840.8.G76 G76 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 333 p. :
      Number of Pages333
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3391912M
      ISBN 100826215734
      LC Control Number2005000624

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