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Breaking ranks

a political memoir

by Norman Podhoretz

  • 222 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Intellectuals -- United States,
    • Power (Social sciences),
    • Radicalism -- United States,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementNorman Podhoretz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHM213 .P6 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination375 p. ;
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4400878M
      ISBN 100060133783
      LC Control Number79001798

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