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Counselor: A Life at the Edge of History

By: Sorensen, Ted

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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, May 2008:

Seller ID: BB0246593

ISBN: 0060798718

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In this gripping memoir, John F. Kennedy's closest advisor recounts in full for the first time his experience counseling Kennedy through the most dramatic moments in American history.Sorensen returns to January 1953, when he and the freshman senator from Massachusetts began their extraordinary professional and personal relationship. Rising from legislative assistant to speechwriter and advisor, the young lawyer from Nebraska worked closely with JFK on his most important speeches, as well as his book Profiles in Courage. Sorensen encouraged the junior senator's political ambitions--from a... View more info

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Coming of Age

By: Terkel, Studs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Pr:

Seller ID: BB0211194

ISBN: 1565842847

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The Liberal Hour: Washington and the Politics of Change in the 1960s

By: Weisbrot, Robert S. ; MacKenzie, G. Calvin

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The, 2008:

Seller ID: BB0252847

ISBN: 1594201706

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A crack in the edge of the world

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2005.:

Seller ID: BB0232216

ISBN: 0060571993

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The international bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman and Krakatoa vividly brings to life the 1906San Francisco Earthquake that leveled a city symbolic of America's relentless western expansion. Simon Winchester has also fashioned an enthralling and informative informative look at the tumultuous subterranean world that produces earthquakes, the planet's most sudden and destructive force.In the early morning hours of April 18, 1906, San Francisco and a string of towns to its north-northwest and the south-southeast were overcome by an enormous shaking that was compounded by ... View more info