Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy

by Marc Aronson

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Overview

Before his life was tragically cut short, Robert F. Kennedy was attorney general of the United States, a senator from New York, and a charismatic presidential candidate. But even more astonishing was Kennedy’s personal odyssey. Born into immense wealth and privilege, Kennedy came to embrace the cause of the poor and the disenfranchised, and to be seen by them as their ardent champion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780142410448
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 01/10/2008
Series: Penguin Up Close Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 4.98(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Marc Aronson is the author of a wide variety of non- fiction titles. He is the recipient of the LMP Award for editing, as well as the 2006 ALAN Award for outstanding contributions to the field of adolescent literature.

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“Lively writing, a wealth of historical detail and wide-ranging references from Aeschylus to Philip Pullman contribute to a work that successfully portrays its subject not as a hero, but as a complex, flawed human being. The bibliography and source notes are thorough and include a superb list of websites for listening to important political speeches. Exemplary history writing.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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