Mass-market edition of the first authoritative single-volume biography of John F. Kennedy to be written in nearly four decades. Drawing upon first-hand sources and never-before-opened archives, prize-winning historian Robert Dallek reveals more than we ever knew about Jack Kennedy, forever changing the way we think about his life, his presidency and his legacy.
Dallek also discloses that, while labouring to present an image of robust good health, Kennedy was secretly in and out of hospitals throughout his life, soill that he was administered last rites on several occasions.
He never shies away from Kennedy's weaknesses, but also brilliantly explores his strengths. The result is a full portrait of a bold, brave and truly human John F. Kennedy.
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"Neither debunking nor further mythologizing, Dallek fashions a balanced but fast-paced tale of sex and power that scribes from Shakespeare to Jacqueline Susann would have killed for." Steve Dougherty, ""People"""Book Description:
The no1 bestseller that forever changed how we thought about JFK.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0141015357
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141015357