The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Touchstone | January 15, 2001 | Trade Paperback |

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The sweeping history of two immigrant families & the marriage that brought them together.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 960 Pages, 5.91 × 9.06 × in

Published: January 15, 2001

Publisher: Touchstone

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0743201752

ISBN - 13: 9780743201759

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The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga

The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 960 Pages, 5.91 × 9.06 × in

Published: January 15, 2001

Publisher: Touchstone

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0743201752

ISBN - 13: 9780743201759

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The sweeping history of two immigrant families & the marriage that brought them together.

About the Author

Doris Kearns Goodwin was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 4, 1943. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Colby College in 1964 and a Ph.D. in government from Harvard University in 1968. She taught at Harvard University and worked as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson during his last year in the White House. She has written numerous books including The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream, and Wait Till Next Year. She has received numerous awards including Pulitzer Prize in history, the Harold Washington Literary Award, and the Ambassador Book Award for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II and the Lincoln Prize and the Book Prize for American History for Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin offers this definitive volume on the Kennedy family. The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga is the comprehensive history of two hopeful and ambitious immigrant families who rose to become powerful political dynasties, bound together by marriage to establish America's most influential family. Drawing from family and private papers, this saga leads readers from John Francis Fitzgerald's 1863 baptism through his reign as Boston mayor to his grandson's inauguration as president nearly a century later. Discover this family's fascinating characters and follow their journey through triumph and tragedy.

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