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The Resource True compass : a memoir, Edward M. Kennedy

True compass : a memoir, Edward M. Kennedy

Label
True compass : a memoir
Title
True compass
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Edward M. Kennedy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Edward M. ("Ted") Kennedy was first elected as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts in 1962, after playing a key role in his brother John's Presidential campaign. In 2004 he began interviews at the Miller Center of the Univ. of Virginia for an oral history project about his life. Since then he has drawn from his fifty years of contemporaneous notes from personal diaries and worked closely on this book with ... Ron Powers. -- Dust jacket
Summary
In this landmark autobiography, five years in the making, Senator Edward M. Kennedy tells his extraordinary personal story--of his legendary family, politics, and fifty years at the center of national events
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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326881
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1932-2009
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Kennedy, Edward M.
Dewey number
973.92092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
E840.8.K35
LC item number
A3 2009b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Powers, Ron
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True
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  • Kennedy, Edward M.
  • United States
  • Legislators
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
True compass : a memoir, Edward M. Kennedy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The torch -- Family. Safe harbor -- No crying in this house -- Wartime London -- Boarding school boy -- The Harvard screwup -- Brotherhood. Kennedy for President -- Becoming a politician -- The New Frontier -- Drinks with the Senator -- 1963 -- Falling to earth -- Thunder -- Bobby -- On my own. The shock of silence -- The hospital -- Nixonian radicals -- Backlash in Boston -- Sailing against the wind -- The Reagan years -- The family business -- Renewal. The woman who changed my life -- Campaigning for political survival -- The Clinton years -- The living Rose -- Senator -- Perseverance
Control code
21002165
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
xi, 732 pages (large print), 40 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780446557993
Lccn
2009931859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780446557993
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn318878775
  • (OCoLC)318878775
Label
True compass : a memoir, Edward M. Kennedy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The torch -- Family. Safe harbor -- No crying in this house -- Wartime London -- Boarding school boy -- The Harvard screwup -- Brotherhood. Kennedy for President -- Becoming a politician -- The New Frontier -- Drinks with the Senator -- 1963 -- Falling to earth -- Thunder -- Bobby -- On my own. The shock of silence -- The hospital -- Nixonian radicals -- Backlash in Boston -- Sailing against the wind -- The Reagan years -- The family business -- Renewal. The woman who changed my life -- Campaigning for political survival -- The Clinton years -- The living Rose -- Senator -- Perseverance
Control code
21002165
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st large print ed.
Extent
xi, 732 pages (large print), 40 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780446557993
Lccn
2009931859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780446557993
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn318878775
  • (OCoLC)318878775

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