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JFK. Volume 1 : coming of age in the American century, 1917-1956 / Fredrik Logevall.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B KENNEDY LOG (Text) 34207002329945 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria B KEN (Text) 37521530997503 AMPL Adult Biography Available -
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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 KEN (Text) 33187004739401 Nonfiction Available -
Greentown PL - Greentown B KENNEDY, JOHN (Text) 75342000090509 Biography Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg 921 KENNEDY (Text) 39970001046191 NF Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville B KENNEDY, JOHN F. LOGEVALL (Text) 33946003673550 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 05/08/2021
  In Honor of: Friends of the Library Benefactor, 2020, Brian Schmidt
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 973.922 BIOGRAPHY KENNEDY (Text) 34330513491226 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
  In Memory of: Donated in Memory of Phil French by Lebanon High School Class of 1961
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 973.922 LOG (Text) 37323005518173 NONFIC Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 921 KENNEDY (Text) 39206021657737 New Materials Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780812997132
  • ISBN: 0812997131
  • Physical Description: xx, 792 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 721-747) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foundations -- Wartime -- Politics.
Summary, etc.:
"By the time of his assassination in 1963, John F. Kennedy stood at the helm of the greatest power the world had ever seen, a booming American nation he had steered through some of the most perilous diplomatic standoffs of the Cold War era. Born in 1917 to a striving Irish American family that had ascended the ranks of Boston's labyrinthine political machine, Kennedy was bred for government, and his meteoric rise to become the youngest president ever cemented his status as one of the most mythologized political figures in American history. And yet, in the decades since his untimely death, hagiographic portrayals of his dazzling charisma, reports of his extramarital affairs, and disagreements over his political legacy have made our 35th president more mysterious than ever--a problem further exacerbated by the fact that no genuinely comprehensive account of his life has yet been attempted. Beckoned by this gap in our historical knowledge, Fredrik Logevall has spent seven years searching for the "real" JFK. The result of this prodigious effort is a sweeping two-volume biography that, for the first time, properly contextualizes Kennedy amidst the roiling American Century. Beginning with the three generations of Kennedy men and women who transformed the clan from working-class Irish immigrants to members of Boston's political elite, Volume One spans the first thirty-nine years of JFK's life, from sickly second son to restless Harvard undergraduate and World War II hero, through his ascendance on Capitol Hill and, finally, his decision to run for president. In chronicling Kennedy's extraordinary life and times, Logevall offers the clearest portrait we have of an iconic, yet still elusive, American president."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 > Family.
Legislators > Massachusetts > Biography.
United States. Congress. Senate > Biography.
New England > Politics and government > 20th century.
United States > Politics and government > 1945-1989.
Massachusetts > Biography.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
Genre: Biography.

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