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An unfinished life : John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963

Author: Robert Dallek
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st Back Bay trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles John F. Kennedy's childhood, wartime actions, political campaigns, presidency, marriage and personal life, and health, revealing insights into his life from new documents, archives, and firsthand sources.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Dallek
ISBN: 0316907928 9780316907927 9780316172387 0316172383
OCLC Number: 55044118
Description: x, 838 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: Part 1. Growing Up --
Chapter 1. Beginnings --
Chapter 2. Privileged Youth --
Chapter 3. Terrors of Life --
Part 2. Public Service --
Chapter 4. Choosing Politics --
Chapter 5. Congressman --
Chapter 6. Senator --
Part 3. Can a Catholic Become President? --
Chapter 7. Nomination --
Chapter 8. Election --
Part 4. President --
Chapter 9. Torch Is Passed --
Chapter 10. Schooling of a President --
Chapter 11. World of Troubles --
Chapter 12. Crisis Manager --
Chapter 13. Reluctant Warrior --
Chapter 14. Limits of Power --
Chapter 15. Frustrations and "Botches" --
Chapter 16. To the Brink --
And Back --
Chapter 17. New Departures: Domestic Affairs --
Chapter 18. New Departures: Foreign Affairs --
Chapter 19. Unfinished Presidency.
Responsibility: Robert Dallek.
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