A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Paperback | Barnes & Noble
A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House

A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House

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by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
     
 

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As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration. Schlesinger’s close relationship with JFK, as a politician and as a friend, has resulted in this authoritative yet intimate account in which the president “walks through the pages, from

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As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration. Schlesinger’s close relationship with JFK, as a politician and as a friend, has resulted in this authoritative yet intimate account in which the president “walks through the pages, from first to last, alert, alive, amused and amusing” (John Kenneth Galbraith). A THOUSAND DAYS is “at once a masterly literary achievement and a work of major historical significance” (New York Times).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618219278
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
06/03/2002
Edition description:
1ST MARINE
Pages:
1120
Sales rank:
217,976
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 1.94(d)

Meet the Author

David Sobel was editorial director of Times Books, where he worked closely with Arthur Schlesinger on the American Presidents series of biographies. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. is a renowned historian, social critic, and author. He has twice won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. In 1998, he was awarded the prestigious National Humanities Medal. He lives in New York City.

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