The Ides of August: The Berlin Wall Crisis, 1961

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  • ✓ The Ides of August: The Berlin Wall Crisis, 1961 ê Curtis Cate
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The Ides of August: The Berlin Wall Crisis, 1961

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  1. American biographer who chronicled the lives of several well known European writers, among them Nietzsche, George Sand, and Andr Malraux Cate was born in Paris in 1924 to transplanted American parents He died of melanoma in Paris, France, where he had lived for most of his life, on November 16, 2006.Curtis Wilson Cate was born in Paris on May 22, 1924, to transplanted American parents From 1943 to 1946, he served in Europe with the United States Army.Mr Cate earned a bachelor s degree in history from Harvard in 1947 This was followed by a master s degree in Russian from the cole des Langues Orientales in Paris and a master s degree in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford.In 1954, Mr Cate joined the staff of The Atlantic Monthly he was the magazine s European editor from 1958 to 1966 His writing also appeared in The New Republic, The New York Times Book Review and elsewhere.Mr Cate s wife, the former Helena Bajanova, died in 2002.Among Mr Cate s other books are Antoine de Saint Exup ry Putnam, 1970 George Sand Houghton Mifflin, 1975 The Ides of August The Berlin Wall Crisis, 1961 M Evans, 1978 The War of the Two Emperors The Duel Between Napoleon and Alexander Random House, 1985 and Andr Malraux Hutchinson, 1995.He also wrote My Road to Opera The Recollections of Boris Goldovsky Houghton Mifflin, 1979 , an as told to autobiography of the opera impresario.

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The Ides of August: The Berlin Wall Crisis, 1961 Comment

  1. Excellent book full of real life incidents weaves the political scene at the time of the Berlin Crisis with the effect of those decisions on streets of divided Berlin.


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