This is The Ambassador's Story, The United States and the Vatican in World Affairs by Thomas Patrick Melady, Our Sunday visitor Publishing Division. This is a hard cover with dust jacket containing 224 pages with Index.
Book is in very good plus condition and is inscribed on front fee endpaper "For Michael with warm regards Tom Melady." Thomas Melady arrived in Rome just in time to witness the break up of the Soviet Union and the fall of communism. Ambassador Melady offers a birds' eye view of some of the greatest changes in modern history.