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John F. Kennedy : a biography

Author: Michael O'Brien
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Presents a comprehensive biography of John F. Kennedy, and chronicles his early childhood and affluent lifestyle, experiences during World War Two, entrance into politics, his marriage, political policies, and assassination.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael O'Brien
ISBN: 0312281293 9780312281298
OCLC Number: 56413426
Description: xviii, 971 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Kennedys and Fitzgeralds --
Joe and Rose --
The Kennedy system --
Childish, irresponsible boy --
Broadening horizons --
The Danish spy --
PT 109 --
Family tragedies --
Kennedy for Congress --
Plotting his own course --
Two Brahmins --
Rookie Senator, rookie husband --
McCarthyism, agony, and courage --
Married life and other women --
Leaping to prominence --
Image and stature --
Coping with Papa and pain --
Communism and colonialism --
Civil rights and labor reform --
Liberal doubts --
The Catholic dilemma --
Gearing up for 1960 --
Capturing the nomination --
Nixon vs. Kennedy --
Let us begin anew --
The perfect failure --
Berlin and Vienna --
No mandate --
Missing the moral passion --
A limited commitment --
Economics 101 --
Mongoose and the Cuban Missile Crisis --
Connoisseur of the sexual game --
Thriving on pressure --
White House, personal life, and health --
White House princess --
Renovation and culture --
Mind and personality --
Image and the media --
A moral issue --
Frustrating commitment --
Crisis in the third world --
Searching for peace --
Death in the fall.
Responsibility: Michael O'Brien.
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Presents a comprehensive biography of John F. Kennedy, and chronicles his early childhood and affluent lifestyle, experiences during World War Two, entrance into politics, his marriage, political policies, and assassination.

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