John F. Kennedy: An Unfinished Life

Author(s): Robert Dallek


The first authoritative single-volume biography of John F. Kennedy to be written in nearly four decades.

Drawing upon first-hand sources and never-before-opened archives, prize-winning historian Robert Dallek reveals more than we ever knew about Kennedy, forever changing the way we think about his life, his presidency and his legacy. Dallek also discloses that, while labouring to present an image of robust good health, Kennedy was secretly in and out of hospitals throughout his life, so ill that he was administered last rites on several occasions. He never shies away from Kennedy's weaknesses, but also brilliantly explores his strengths. The result is a full portrait of a bold, brave and truly human John F. Kennedy.

Product Information


General Fields

  • : 9780141015354
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : 0.622
  • : June 2004
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 36mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Dallek
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 973.922092
  • : very good
  • : 848
  • : 24 b&w illus