Kent State: What Happened and Why

Kent State: What Happened and Why

by James A. Michener
     
 

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All of James A. Michener's storytelling and reportorial skills are brought to the fore in this stunning and heartbreaking examination of the events that led to the 1970 shootings at Kent State, which shook the country to the roots and had a profound impact on the anti-war movement.  See more details below

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All of James A. Michener's storytelling and reportorial skills are brought to the fore in this stunning and heartbreaking examination of the events that led to the 1970 shootings at Kent State, which shook the country to the roots and had a profound impact on the anti-war movement.

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"A dramatic and, inevitably, a heart-breaking book. It bristles with dramatic incident and anecdote .... It is an excellent job of reporting and bringing into human terms an enormously complicated event that will be discussed and analyzed for decades."

— San Francisco Chronicle

"Kent state is a superbly written work, meticulous in its detail, objective in approach, heart-breaking in its impact....No brief review can suggest Michener's scope or the power of his understated but unflinching presentation of the facts of the tragedy and its aftermath."

— Publishers Weekly

"Kent state is a masterpiece about one of the dramatic historical events of our time. It surpasses anything published on the subject until now."

— Cleveland Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780449202739
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/12/1982
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
4.19(w) x 6.87(h) x 0.90(d)

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