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A hero for our time : an intimate story of the Kennedy years

Author: Ralph G Martin
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life and world of John Fitzgerald Kennedy beginning with his childhood and following through to his presidency.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: John F Kennedy; Kennedy family.; John F Kennedy; Kennedy (Famille); John F Kennedy; Kennedy family.; John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph G Martin
ISBN: 002580880X 9780025808805
OCLC Number: 9464323
Description: ix, 596 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Let the word go forth ... : --
The passing of the torch --
The young years: --
Growing up Kennedy --
The playboy congressman --
The luckiest girl in the world --
Scenes from a marriage --
A moment of magic --
The man who would be president --
The path to power: --
The primaries: the tide turns --
Winning the nomination --
All in the family: the Kennedy campaign --
The Kennedy/Nixon debates --
You can call him Mr. President now --
A year of crisis: --
The pay is good and I can walk to work --
An elegant first lady --
The men behind the president --
The other women --
The Bay of Pigs: an early challenge --
The growth of a president: --
The man who came with Jacqueline Kennedy --
Grace under pressure --
See the new frontiersman run --
The uncrowned queen --
A marriage in crisis --
The brothers: Jack and Bobby --
Ambassador Jacqueline --
The patriarch --
Teddy: the godson --
The times of trial: --
The missiles of October --
Goodnight Mrs. Kennedy, wherever you are --
Ich ben ein Berliner --
Vietnam: the looming crisis --
Human rights/civil rights --
A rekindled tenderness --
Rendezvous with death --
November 22, 1963. The myth and the magic: --
Aftermath --
Reflections.
Responsibility: Ralph G. Martin.

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Chronicles the life and world of John Fitzgerald Kennedy beginning with his childhood and following through to his presidency.

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