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Barbara Perry - Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch - 9780393068955 - KOG0000337
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Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch

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Description for Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch Hardcover. An unprecedented look at the life of Rose Kennedy reveals the private woman who became a political legend. Num Pages: 416 pages, 16 pages of photographs. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; BGH; HBJK; HBLW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 165 x 242 x 33. Weight in Grams: 638.
In her compelling and intimate portrait, presidential historian Barbara A. Perry captures Rose Kennedy’s essential contributions to the incomparable Kennedy dynasty. This biography—the first to draw on an invaluable cache of Rose’s newly released diaries and letters—unearths the complexities behind the impeccable persona she showed the world. The woman who emerges in these pages is a fascinating character: savvy about her family’s reputation and resilient enough to persevere through the unfathomable tragedies that befell her. As a young woman, she defied her father, Boston mayor John Fitzgerald, by marrying ambitious businessman Joseph Kennedy. During Joe’s diplomatic career, she began carefully ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Co.
Condition
New
Number of Pages
416
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780393068955
SKU
KOG0000337
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About Barbara Perry
Barbara A. Perry, a well-known authority on the Kennedys, is Gerald L. Baliles Professor and director of Presidential Studies at the University of Virginia's Miller Center, where she co-directs the Presidential Oral History Program. As part of her extensive research on the American presidency, she interviews prominent members of previous administrations. She has authored or edited fourteen books including Rose ... Read more

Reviews for Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch
"Laudable…Perry employs a newly released trove of diaries and letters to add nuance and detail to an essentially familiar story."
Julia M. Klein - Boston Globe "Barbara Perry's story of Rose Kennedy will likely become the definitive biography of one of the most important women of the 20th century. Perry utilizes newly released materials to tell a more complete ... Read more

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