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15 edition of The years of talking dangerously found in the catalog.

The years of talking dangerously

by Geoffrey Nunberg

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by PublicAffairs in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • English language -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • English language -- United States -- Semantics,
  • English language -- United States -- Usage,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGeoffrey Nunberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE2809 .N875 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23152897M
    ISBN 109781586487454
    LC Control Number2009000249
    OCLC/WorldCa264021983

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    My most recent book The Years of Talking Dangerously was published in May by PublicAffairs. It was selected as a notable book of by the San Francisco Chronicle. A review & interview by Chris Waigant at HuffPo. Directed by Peter Weir. With Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt, Bembol Roco. A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer.


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