At the Edge of the Abyss: A Declassified Documentary History of the Cuban Missile Crisis by Lenny Flank
Approx. 95,760 words.
Published on November 10, 2009.
In the last two weeks of October 1962, the world came closer to nuclear warfare than it ever has. This volume is a collection of declassified documents from American and Soviet archives, detailing the history of those two weeks. Preface gives an overview and timeline of the crisis.