Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 960 pages
Published: January 15, 2001
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0743201752
ISBN - 13: 9780743201759
From the Publisher
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.
From Our Editors
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.