The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

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2013 Pulitzer Prize Finalist

New York Times Ten Best Books of 2012

“Riveting…The Patriarch is a book hard to put down.”  – Christopher Buckley, The New York Times Book Review

In this magisterial new work The Patriarch, the celebrated historian David Nasaw tells the full story of Joseph P. Kennedy, the founder of the twentieth century's most famous political dynasty. Nasaw—the only biographer granted unrestricted access to the Joseph P. Kennedy papers in the… (mehr)

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What emerges from this biography is that the anti-Semitic, pro-Nazi, philandering wheeler-dealer was — first, last and always — a ferociously loving father who put his sons and daughters above all else. As he told President Roosevelt: “I did not want a position in the government unless it really meant some prestige to my family.”

"The Patriarch" provides all the details we'll ever need about Joe Kennedy's life and times. And with its title, Nasaw reminds us that if he deserves to be remembered at all, it's as a dad.


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Verlag: Penguin (13. November 2012)

Format: EPUB

Seitenzahl: 832 Seiten

Dateigröße: 5,9 MB

Schutz: DRM

Sprache: Englisch


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