- Audio CD
- Publisher: Books on Tape (2007)
- ASIN: B000WXEA38
- Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (34 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,630,763 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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It's a fascinating and involving book that you'll have a hard time putting down.
The reflections at the end of this book about the collapse of the Soviet Union and our own country's current path will stay with you for days.
Unlike the two previous book, Rhodes does not do a great job of synthesizing the information and presenting it as its own.
The only disappointment I had to this book was essentially that it followed Rhodes' two other books in this series. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Piratejoe
Richard Rhodes is an excellent historian and writer. This particular work is more imbued with his own perspective than The Making of the Atomic Bomb and Dark Sun: The Making of the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Andrew E McBurney
Rhodes is a researcher and storyteller of the first order and does it in a compelling and very readable wayPublished 9 months ago by Melanie
Solid account of the characters and events bringing about the end of the Cold War. Primarily focused on Gorbachev and his revolutionary attempt to reduce arsenals and save the USSR... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Ryan A. Broms
Exceptional research and attention to detail mark this out as a major work. Should really be read with the other books in this series of 4, but stands alone also. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Sefton
Very long and detailed account of many meetings and initiatives. Towards the end skimmed, not a poli-sci guy so didn't find it necessary.Published 17 months ago by Monazite
Again, Rhodes has written an engrossing and thorough history book. Gorbachev comes off as a pragmatist while Reagan is shown as an actor - unable to break from his script. Read morePublished 18 months ago by David
This book even though it was a used book was in great shape. Who ever had it before took good care of it.Published 19 months ago by Sandra Purdy