Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
Publish date: 2015-09-22
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Spy Thriller
They came to California to ruin a man. - opening sentence This book tells the story of Daniel Ellsberg and of the Vietnam War. He was a Marine, he worked as a military analyst for the Rand Corporation, and he even worked at the Pentagon. But he is most famous for releasing the Pentagon Papers -...
I don’t usually get into nonfiction this much, but this was beyond interesting. Somehow I never knew about most of it. I felt amazed actually to be so clueless about a part of fairly recent American history. Some parts were really exciting like when he was on the run and getting parts of the clas...
... wtf, that was amazing.Review to come.
12/8/2015 ** Wow! Just wow. If Steve Sheinkin wrote it, you should read it. Even if you've never heard of the issue or topic, even if you think you won't be interested. I'd never heard of Daniel Ellsberg, the subject of this biography; I thought his story might be rather dry. However, Sheinkin skill...
Written for middle school age children, this book races along like a political thriller and will hook most readers, this adult included, with its all too real story from the Vietnam War era. I was in high school when the top secret Pentagon Papers were printed in newspapers around the country, so I ...
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