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The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys

Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the story of three generations of the Fitzgeralds and Kennedys, beginning in 1863 with the inauguration of John Fitzgerald Kennedy in January 1961.

An account of the triumphs and tragedies of three generations of the Fitzgerald and Kennedy families, drawing on interviews and private family papers to provide new insights.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goodwin, Doris Kearns.
Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1987
(OCoLC)632020982
Named Person: Fitzgerald family.; Kennedy family.; Fitzgerald family.; Kennedy family.; Fitzgerald, Familie; Kennedy, Familie; Fitzgerald family.; Kennedy family.; Fitzgerald family.; Kennedy family.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Kearns Goodwin
ISBN: 0671231081 9780671231088 0743201752 9780743201759
OCLC Number: 14167051
Description: xvii, 932 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: bk. 1. The Fitzgeralds, 1863-1915 --
bk. 2. The Kennedys, 1915-1940 --
bk. 3. The golden trio, 1941-1961.
Responsibility: Doris Kearns Goodwin.

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Declared by "Newsweek" magazine to be the best book written about the Kennedys, this number-one bestseller details the sweeping histories of two immigrant families, their rise to become political  Read more...

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"The New York Times" Rarely has this familiar saga seemed so fresh and dramatic. Rarely have its characters been so alive and individual. Rarely has popular history rung so authentic.

 
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