Jackson Lears: The Kennedy Myth
7 November 2013
Show More The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy by David Nasaw.
Allen Lane, 896 pp., £12.35, September 2013, 978 0 14 312407 8Show More
Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch by Barbara Perry.
Norton, 404 pp., £20, September 2013, 978 0 393 06895 5Show More
“... self-made father with connections in Hollywood, Wall Street, Washington and London, and by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, a devout but fashionable Catholic mum, as at home on the golf links or the ski slopes as in Windsor Castle. After making millions in banking, real estate and film distribution, the father wants to devote his life to public service, and to ...”