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Dobbs does an excellent job in both his research of the event, as well as the storytelling aspect.
The new book, "One Minute to Midnight" by Michael Dobbs is a masterfully written account of the Cuban missile Crisis in October 1962.
The personalities of leaders, and the way they listen or ignore their advisers can actually make a huge difference in the outcome.
Do bs brings a clarity to many of the uncertainties and unknowns behind the missile crisis. His ability to bring together the latest information available about those thirteen days... Read morePublished 17 days ago by David Neves
As a child of the 80's I often heard reference to the Cuban Missile Crisis as the day the world held its breath. Read morePublished 1 month ago by The Lazy Book Reviewer
Good updated and even-handed portrayal of the Cuban Missile Crisis. If you have read or watched 13 Days, you will appreciate this book.Published 2 months ago by drbobert
tells the story in a very intimate sort of way and provides new facts as well as clarification with some of the more well known episodes that ocurred during the crisis. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Neal Esposito Jr.
This is a wonderful complete history of an extremely tense period of geopolitics. The detail that the author is able to reveal is incredible. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Pen Name
Mr. Dobbs' book remains near the top of the literature on The Cuban Missile Crisis. He does condense, as his intro says,the first week of the crisis but he more than makes up for... Read morePublished 3 months ago by mike in texas
A very good account of what happened during the 13 days of the Cuban Missile Crisis. A mix of wisdom, luck, instinct and restraint brought this crisis to a good end! Read morePublished 3 months ago by T. A. Van Kampen