American Adulterer

Product Number: EB00570597
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781439137321
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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- Taut, magnificent prose: Mercurio's premise-to chronicle Kennedy's exploits, political and sexual, through the President's own anguished but self-centered perspective-is bold to the point of hubris, but he succeeds in spades. The writing is elegant, spare, and wry; the narrative is exquisitely paced. The book's ending is emotionally shattering-empathetic, redemptive, and shocking. - Startlingly revisionist portrait of JFK: We see Kennedy at his best, as a visionary statesman, a former soldier turned moral pacifist, a loving parent and devoted husband. And we see him at his worst, as a compulsive philanderer whose countless conquests-of movie stars, socialites, secretaries, and interns-ruined hundreds of lives. - Amazing cast of characters: They are all here: Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Peter Lawford, Angie Dickinson, Judith Campbell, LBJ, Fiddle and Faddle, Eisenhower, and perhaps most memorably, Jacqueline Kennedy.

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Author(s): Jed Mercurio
Original Publish Date: Jul 07, 2009

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CD
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Author(s): Jed Mercurio
Narrator(s): Paul Boehmer
Product Number DD18570
Released: Oct 06, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781400113675
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Author(s): Jed Mercurio
Narrator(s): Paul Boehmer
Product Number Z10005063
Released: Oct 06, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781400193677

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