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I find this book to be very well written, an outstanding piece of narrative and hard to put down.
I feel Leamer did concentrate a bit too much on JFK's sexual trysts, but that is a topic that no book on the Kennedys will neglect, so it's not really a complaint.
Leamer exposes new, shocking and valuable information about John F. Kennedy, his Presidency, and his brothers Joe Jr.,Bobby and Ted.
Lawrence Leamer, with a beautiful vocabulary, tells a story of not only the Kennedy family, but that of the tittilating political and cultural world arena in which it grew. Read morePublished 23 months ago by J. Dougherty McGee
This isn't a complete work on the Kennedys, but it covers the early years of the family quite well and the sections on Jack and Bobby provide a good overview of their roles... Read morePublished on November 28, 2011 by J. Smallridge
I lived during the Kennedy administration and its magic; a magic now lost in America since we love to read and watch things that tear down our heroes. Read morePublished on July 18, 2011 by Daisie Marshall
One of the best books about the Kennedys, The Kennedy Men is deficient in only two ways: inelegant repetition of words and descriptive terms, sometimes within the same sentence,... Read morePublished on May 12, 2010 by amphyrion
The book opens with an historical look at Joseph P. Kennedy (JFK's father) and how the family came to be and where the money came from. Read morePublished on October 27, 2009 by Burgmicester
Didn't like it. Basically refers to President Kennedy and his time in office. Too boring.Published on May 9, 2007 by R. Sanguinetti
I've read 64 biographys and it's one of the worse.
There are a few photos.
some informations are odd, because the author invents them. Read more
I read The Kennedy Women a few years ago and found it to be one of the most impressive biographical works that I had ever encountered. Read morePublished on May 29, 2002 by Samantha W. Mckevitt
While I am not a Kennedy fan, I decided to read this book because of a good review I'd read and also because I had really enjoyed the recent Evan Thomas book on Robert Kennedy. Read morePublished on May 27, 2002