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“an excellent introduction to the surprisingly wide spectrum of military conflicts, both hot and cold that occurred from 1945–1991.”
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Leonard Cohen Untold Stories could not have happened before social media. Through Facebook, Google, and WhatsApp, Michael Posner located people who once knew Leonard Cohen and fell away.
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“entertaining, inspirational, and visceral; a moving narrative of typically missed breadcrumbs on the way to meaningful connections.
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