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The Resource Black Hawk down : a story of modern war, Mark Bowden

Black Hawk down : a story of modern war, Mark Bowden

Label
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war
Title
Black Hawk down
Title remainder
a story of modern war
Statement of responsibility
Mark Bowden
Title variation
Blackhawk down
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts a 1993 firefight in Mogadishu, Somalia, that resulted in the deaths of eighteen Americans and more than five hundred Somalis, examining the rationales behind the disastrous raid
Summary
A group of elite U.S. soldiers is sent into Mogadishu in 1993 on a U.N. peacekeeping operation, and for eighteen harrowing hours they are trapped, facing overwhelming odds in hostile territory
Pace
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155487
Cataloging source
PUL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bowden, Mark
Dewey number
967.73053
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 970
  • 970L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
LC call number
DT407.4
LC item number
.B69 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operation Restore Hope, 1992-1993
  • United States
  • Aidid, Mohammed Farah
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a story of modern war
Label
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war, Mark Bowden
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Portions of this book were originally published as a series in The Philadelphia inquirer."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The assault -- Black Hawk down -- Overrun -- The Alamo -- N.S.D.Q. -- Afterword
Control code
14580031
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9780140288506
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98046688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm40135273
Label
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war, Mark Bowden
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Portions of this book were originally published as a series in The Philadelphia inquirer."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The assault -- Black Hawk down -- Overrun -- The Alamo -- N.S.D.Q. -- Afterword
Control code
14580031
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9780140288506
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98046688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm40135273

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