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The Kennedy Family Album: Personal Photos of America's First Family First Family Hardcover – August 25, 2008


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Running Press (August 25, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 156025923X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1560259237
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #389,233 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Linda Corley is a producer / reporter for WPBT in Miami, and has produced programs for PBS for the last 20 years. She is the recipient of many top broadcast awards, including six Emmy awards for excellence in the areas of writing and producing. Corley lives in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Bob Davidoff was a Palm Beach society photographer who was first befriended by Rose Kennedy in 1959, which earned him entrée into the private world of the Kennedys in the decades that followed. He died in 2004.


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While some will label this a "coffee table book," it is that -- and so much more.
Cecilia A. Cooper
I enjoyed every photo and every page that visited another time and the family-side of America's Camelot.
Chip duPont
I really enjoyed seeing these pictures and reading the stories and anecdotes that describe them.
SGB1963

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Cecilia A. Cooper on September 19, 2008
Format: Hardcover
Bob Davidoff's memorable photographs gain added power from the stories behind them, masterfully told by Linda Corley. His images are moving and memorable. Many will bring a smile to your face; others will leave a lump in your throat. It's no wonder so many of the photos are treasured by family members.

Because of Rose Kennedy's trust in Davidoff, he had unprecedented access to her and her entire family. The result, through words and pictures, is a journey through history. You'll see four generations of America's First Family at work and at play.

A beautiful volume, it includes some of the best shots I've ever seen of Jackie Kennedy, one of the most photographed public figures of the past half century.

This vast, long-stored-away collection of photographs is so personal you'll feel like you're prying into their "family album." While some will label this a "coffee table book," it is that -- and so much more. The Kennedy Family Album is one I surely will order for my family and close friends.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By SGB1963 on September 13, 2008
Format: Hardcover
I am a History and Art Book Lover, as well as someone who really appreciates biographies. What a gorgeous book with rich and colorful, wonderful photos. I really enjoyed seeing these pictures and reading the stories and anecdotes that describe them. I've never seen a lot of these photos and some are very poignant shots, like the last photo taken of JFK before he left Palm Beach to head off to Dallas. It really gives a new perspective on the Kennedy Family, during the Camelot years, while they spent time in Palm Beach. I definitely recommend this book for your personal library and it also is a wonderful gift book.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By L. Bailey on September 29, 2008
Format: Hardcover
An incredibly heartwarming look at America's first family. This book takes you back to a time when the hopes and dreams of a nation rested firmly on the shoulders of the Kennedy's. In a touching way, you see the "real side" of the family via photos that are eerily similar to those in my own family photo album. The author does a terrific job bringing all the photos to life, and wonderfully narrates you through all the life events.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Kate on July 11, 2010
Format: Hardcover
This seller delivered before expected and the books were new just like the description said.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Richard J. O'Connell, Sr. on January 13, 2010
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I was completly satisified with the customer service and product "The Kennedy Family Album". Bookbrothers1 Associates "Keep Up Your Great Positive Work Ethic!" Richard J. O'Connell, Boca Raton, Florida.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Chip duPont on September 23, 2008
Format: Hardcover
This beautiful book offers a snapshot of one of the world's most famous families. The photgraphs become short stories with the well-written captions. I enjoyed every photo and every page that visited another time and the family-side of America's Camelot.
Chip duPont, FIIDA
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