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The Kennedy men : [1901-1963]

Author: Laurence Leamer
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Harper Audio, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this triumphant new work already hailed as a powerful American epic, Laurence Leamer chronicles the Kennedy men and their struggle to become the most powerful family in the United States. "The Kennedy men" brings to life five bold, ambitious men. The Kennedy patriarch, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., was one of the richest, strongest men in America's history. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. was a handsome, gregarious youth who died  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Joseph P Kennedy; Joseph P Kennedy; John F Kennedy; Kennedy family.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Leamer
OCLC Number: 64770674
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Abridged.
Duration: 9:33:37.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 137447 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Laurence Leamer.

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In this triumphant new work already hailed as a powerful American epic, Laurence Leamer chronicles the Kennedy men and their struggle to become the most powerful family in the United States. "The Kennedy men" brings to life five bold, ambitious men. The Kennedy patriarch, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., was one of the richest, strongest men in America's history. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. was a handsome, gregarious youth who died a hero's death. John F. Kennedy picked up his brother's fallen mantle and carried it all the way to the White House. Robert F. Kennedy was an attorney general of unprecedented power. Edward M. Kennedy was a fun-loving athlete who reluctantly headed up the hard road to power. Combining powerful dramatic narrative with impeccably researched detail, "The Kennedy men" illuminates their aspirations and love of family, their accomplishments and failures, their heroism and frailty, their loves and passions, and their patriotism and selfishness.

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