An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy: 1917-1963
- By Robert Dallek
- Paperback: 848 pages
A national best-seller, when it was first published in 2003, An Unfinished Life was hailed by critics as the fullest and most revealing account of John F. Kennedy’s life to date. Drawing on previously unavailable material, the book brought to light new revelations about JFK’s health, his love affairs, RFK’s appointment as attorney general, what Joseph Kennedy did to help his son win the White House, and the path JFK would have taken in the Vietnam entanglement had he not been assassinated. Author Robert Dallek offers up a vivid portrait of a bold, brave, complex, heroic, and human Jack Kennedy.
With a new epilogue containing the author’s reflections on the remarkable resonance of the Kennedy legacy thought history in the fifty years after his death, An Unfinished Life remains the definitive biography of America’s 35th president.
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