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The Kennedy Brothers

3.42 of 5 stars 3.42  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Includes pictures of the Kennedys and important people, places, and events in their lives. Includes an introduction for each brother. Includes a Table of Contents.
Over 50 years after the Kennedy Brothers rose to political power in the United States, the name Kennedy remains the nation's most famous political name. From Curse to Camelot, the word evokes poignant memories
Kindle Edition, 115 pages
Published May 7th 2012
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Es wurden inzwischen zahlreiche Bücher und Biographien über die Kennedy-Familie und ihre einzelnen Mitglieder veröffentlicht, darunter auch solche, die aussagekräftig und lesenswert sind. Warum dann ein weiteres Buch herausgeben, das bei seiner geringen Seitenanzahl nur oberflächlich sein kann? Einem Leser, der sich bislang mit dem Lebensweg der drei von den vier Brüdern nicht befasst hat, könnte es durchaus einen guten Einstieg und ersten Überblick ermöglichen, wenn denn dann die Angaben auch a ...more
Cee Martinez
For all of John F. Kennedy's charisma, and Robert F. Kennedy's passionate idealism, their youngest brother Ted was the one who endured to leave the most tangible political legacy. A combination of John's vices and Robert's dedication to human rights, the Kennedy legacy is best showcased through Ted's colorful career.

Charles River Editors has written a clear, easy to read biography of the three Kennedy brothers, focusing mainly on their political careers, and while noting some of the more salacio
Being from Massachusetts originally, I have always been fascinated by the Kennedy family. While this book gave me a few little tid-bits of information that I'd either forgotten or didn't know, it was really just a re-hash of well-known facts about the 3 Kennedy brothers - John, Robert, and Ted. The book didn't flow very well - it seemed to be several different writers whose work was patched together, lots of repetition. It was just "okay".
Very interring, it not only covered the politics of JFK but also RFK and Ted. I have not read much about Ted and it was interesting to know facts on the last Kennedy brother and how much of influence he had even until the 2000s.
Aug 02, 2012 Doreen rated it 3 of 5 stars
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A quick read, good but a lot of the same stuff I've read before in other books. Nothing new.
Robin Nenninger
Another interesting Kennedy story. Well written and not much new.
Janet Miller
This was short, but very interesting. I liked it a lot.
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