The war: an intimate history, 1941-1945
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
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xxv, 451 pages : ill. (some col.), , fascims., col. maps, ports. ; 29 cm.
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As companion to his PBS series airing in September 2007, "The War" focuses on the citizens of four towns--Luverne, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama, following more than forty people from 1941 to 1945. Maps and hundreds of photographs enrich this compelling, unflinching narrative.

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9780307262837 (alk. paper) :, 0307262839 (alk. paper) :

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General Note
Based on a Ken Burns film directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
General Note
"This book was set in Minion, a typeface produced by the Adobe Corporation specifically for the Macintosh personal computer, and released in 1990. Designed by Robert Slimbach, Minion combines the classic characteristics of old-style faces with the full complement of weights required for modern typesetting. Composed by North Market Street Graphics, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Printed and bound by R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Willard, Ohio. Designed by Wendy Byrne"--Colophon.
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End papers decorated with photographs depicting the men and women who were citizens of the four towns featured in "The War."
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Autographed by Ken Burns on page following front end papers.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 436-440) and index.
Description
As companion to his PBS series airing in September 2007, "The War" focuses on the citizens of four towns--Luverne, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama, following more than forty people from 1941 to 1945. Maps and hundreds of photographs enrich this compelling, unflinching narrative.
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