The Kennedy Brothers

The Rise and Fall of Jack and Bobby
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Author(s): Richard D. Mahoney
Original Publish Date: May 01, 2011
Product Number: EB00747378
Released: Jan 11, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781628721119
Publisher: Arcade
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Description

Eight years apart in age, John F. and Robert F. Kennedy were wildly different in temperament and sensibility. Jack was the leader—charismatic, ironic, capable of extraordinary growth and reach, yet also reckless. Bobby was the fearless, hardworking Boy Scout—unafraid of dirty work and ruthless about protecting his brother and destroying their enemies. Jack, it was said, was the first Irish Brahman, Bobby the last Irish Puritan. As Richard D. Mahoney demonstrates with brilliant clarity in this impeccably documented, magisterial book, the Kennedys lived their days of power in dangerous, trackless territory. Mahoney gives us the Kennedy days and years as we have never before seen them. Here are Jack and Bobby in all their hubris and humanity, youthfulness and fatalism. Here, also, is American history as it unfolds. With a new foreword by David Talbot, The Kennedy Brothers is a masterful account of two men whose legacy continues to hold the American imagination.

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CD
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Author(s): Richard D. Mahoney
Narrator(s): Peter Altschuler
Genre: History
Product Number BN5424
Released: Nov 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781480575202

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