An Unfinished Life
John F. Kennedy, 1917 - 1963
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Digital Audiobook (7/31/2005)
Robert Dallek succeeds as no other biographer has done in striking a critical balance -- never shying away from JFK's weaknesses, brilliantly exploring his strengths -- as he offers up a vivid portrait of a bold, brave, complex, heroic, human Kennedy.
Praise For An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917 - 1963…
"An intimate portrait indeed . . . unexpected and important. . . . This is nothing if not a profile in courage."—Ted Widmer, New York Times Book Review
"It's hard to believe that someone could find anything new to say about John F. Kennedy, but Dallek succeeds in this riveting and well-documented biography."—The New Yorker
"One of the most engrossing biographies I have ever read. . . . An Unfinished Life is nothing less than a masterpiece."—David Herbert Donald, author of Lincoln
"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
Back Bay Books, 9780316907927, 848pp.
Publication Date: May 4, 2004