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Kennedy's last days : The Assassination That Defined a Generation

O'Reilly, Bill (Author). Herrmann, Edward, 1943-2014 (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781427235909 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (3 audio files) : digital
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    electronic
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Macmillan Audio, 2013.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Edward Herrmann.
Summary, etc.: Kennedy's Last Days is a gripping account of the events leading up to the most notorious crime of the twentieth century. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's bestselling historical thriller, Killing Kennedy, this audiobook will have young readers-and grown-ups too-hooked on this fascinating and colorful period of history.In the first term of his presidency, as the Cold War escalates, John F. Kennedy struggles to contain the growth of Communism while dealing with the many other complexities facing him as president of the United States. In the midst of a 1963 campaign trip to Texas, Kennedy is gunned down by an erratic young drifter named Lee Harvey Oswald. The former Marine Corps sharpshooter escapes the scene, only to be caught and shot dead while in police custody. With an unforgettable cast of characters, non-stop action, and vivid detail, Kennedy's Last Days is history that reads like a thriller. This is a very special audiobook, irresistible on its own or as a compelling...
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Subject: History
Biography & Autobiography
Young Adult Nonfiction
Genre: Electronic books.
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