Outpost : life on the frontlines of American diplomacy : a memoir

Title
Outpost : life on the frontlines of American diplomacy : a memoir

Author
Hill, Christopher R. (Christopher Robert), 1952- author

ISBN
9781451685916

Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.

Physical Description
viii, 431 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Contents
Early diplomatic lessons -- Peace Corps -- First mentor -- A force of nature -- Frasure -- A peace shuttle -- Unfinished business -- On to Geneva -- "Your beautiful country" -- Kosovo : "Where it began and where it will end" -- Unfinished peace -- The safe room -- Patterns of cooperation -- Calling an audible -- Plastic tulips -- Heart of darkness -- Showing up -- Breakfast with Cheney -- "That's verifiable" -- Global service -- Taking the Fifth -- The longest day -- Winding down the war.

Personal Subject
Hill, Christopher R. (Christopher Robert), 1952-

Corporate Subject
United States. Foreign Service -- Biography.

Subject Term
Diplomats -- United States -- Biography.
 
Ambassadors -- United States -- Biography.

Geographic Term
United States -- Foreign relations.

Summary
An "inside the room" memoir from one of our most distinguished ambassadors who, in a career of service to the country, was sent to some of the most dangerous outposts of American diplomacy -- from the wars in the Balkans to the brutality of North Korea to the endless war in Iraq.


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