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The Resource Forty ways to look at JFK, Gretchen Rubin

Forty ways to look at JFK, Gretchen Rubin

Label
Forty ways to look at JFK
Title
Forty ways to look at JFK
Statement of responsibility
Gretchen Rubin
Title variation
Forty ways to look at John F. Kennedy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Statesman and hero, opportunist and fraud. John F. Kennedy's contradictions have inspired such fascination that the public's interest in him has never dimmed. Now, Gretchen Rubin has written a new work that captures the crucial elements of Kennedy's story."
  • "Rubin's "forty ways" approach highlights JFK's high ideals, trenchant wit, glamorous family, and unforgettable charisma; it also examines his astonishing sexual appetite, his lies to the public, his shrewd manipulation of the press, and his exploitation of imagery. By showing the many sides of JFK - ranked by the public, but not historians, as one of America's greatest presidents - Rubin invites readers to decide whether Kennedy was a great statesman or a shallow charmer; whether his success was due to his own merits or to his ruthless father; whether he could be both an unfaithful husband and a good man."
  • "Most important, this biography seeks to solve the enduring puzzle about JFK: What made Kennedy Kennedy? What made him such a dazzling, unforgettable figure? How did he become a secular saint, a political movie star? Rubin illuminates Kennedy's provocative character and explains the source of his enduring magic as not even the most exhaustive JFK studies have managed to do."--Jacket
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rubin, Gretchen
Dewey number
  • 973.922/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E842
LC item number
.R83 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Kennedy, John F.
Label
Forty ways to look at JFK, Gretchen Rubin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-372) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 46
  • 273
  • 34
  • Kennedy-Questions He Raised: Something to Talk About
  • 279
  • 35
  • Kennedy Alchemy: The Secret of His Legend
  • 284
  • 36
  • Kennedy's Death: The Facts
  • 295
  • 4
  • 37
  • Who Killed John F. Kennedy? The Mystery of His Assassination
  • 296
  • 38
  • Fortune's Favorite: His Extraordinary Destiny
  • 307
  • 39
  • My Kennedy: Judgment
  • 317
  • 40
  • Time Line of Kennedy's Presidency: What He Accomplished
  • Remember John F. Kennedy: Epitaph
  • 322
  • 56
  • 5
  • Kennedy and Money: A Circumstance That Shaped Him
  • 59
  • 6
  • Kennedy Fact Sheet: Details from His Life
  • 64
  • 1
  • 7
  • Kennedy and His Father: His Most Significant Influence
  • 71
  • 8
  • Kennedy and His Wife: His Most Important Partner
  • 79
  • 9
  • Kennedy as Husband: Two Views
  • 84
  • 10
  • Kennedy as Ideal Leader: A Positive Account
  • Kennedy the Fox: His Nature
  • 90
  • 11
  • Kennedy Revised: A Closer Look at the Evidence
  • 97
  • 12
  • Kennedy's Mystique: What Made Him Interesting
  • 114
  • 13
  • Kennedy in His Own Words: What He Said
  • 9
  • 121
  • 14
  • Kennedy's Use of the Media: How He Reached the Public
  • 130
  • 15
  • Kennedy's Circle: His Associates
  • 149
  • 16
  • The Idea of John F. Kennedy: How He Presented Himself
  • 155
  • 2
  • 17
  • Kennedy Remembered: How Others Saw Him
  • 163
  • 18
  • Kennedy's High Ideals: What He Represented
  • 169
  • 19
  • Kennedy as Civil Rights Leader: Two Views
  • 174
  • 20
  • Kennedy as Showy Opportunist: A Critical Account
  • Veneration for Kennedy: The Emotion He Inspired
  • 181
  • 21
  • The Kennedy Photographs: Why Pictures of Kennedy Fascinate
  • 192
  • 22
  • Kennedy as Hero: How He Saw Himself
  • 200
  • 23
  • Kennedy's Legacy: His Purpose
  • 29
  • 205
  • 24
  • Kennedy-Beginnings and Endings: What He Offered
  • 212
  • 25
  • Kennedy in Vietnam: Two Views
  • 216
  • 26
  • Eyewitness to Kennedy: What We See
  • 220
  • 3
  • 27
  • Kennedy in Crisis: How He Shaped His Image
  • 225
  • 28
  • Kennedy's Promiscuity: His Most Explosive Secret
  • 233
  • 29
  • Kennedy's Exploits: Suppressed Facts Exposed
  • 235
  • 30
  • Kennedy's Excellence: His Most Outstanding Quality
  • Kennedy's Cool: A Secret of His Appeal
  • 247
  • 31
  • Kennedy's Health: A Condition of His Existence
  • 255
  • 32
  • Kennedy's Lies: What He Concealed
  • 266
  • 33
  • Kennedy as Muse: What He Inspired
Control code
58043421
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 387 pages
Isbn
9780345450494
Lccn
2005041072
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Forty ways to look at JFK, Gretchen Rubin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-372) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 46
  • 273
  • 34
  • Kennedy-Questions He Raised: Something to Talk About
  • 279
  • 35
  • Kennedy Alchemy: The Secret of His Legend
  • 284
  • 36
  • Kennedy's Death: The Facts
  • 295
  • 4
  • 37
  • Who Killed John F. Kennedy? The Mystery of His Assassination
  • 296
  • 38
  • Fortune's Favorite: His Extraordinary Destiny
  • 307
  • 39
  • My Kennedy: Judgment
  • 317
  • 40
  • Time Line of Kennedy's Presidency: What He Accomplished
  • Remember John F. Kennedy: Epitaph
  • 322
  • 56
  • 5
  • Kennedy and Money: A Circumstance That Shaped Him
  • 59
  • 6
  • Kennedy Fact Sheet: Details from His Life
  • 64
  • 1
  • 7
  • Kennedy and His Father: His Most Significant Influence
  • 71
  • 8
  • Kennedy and His Wife: His Most Important Partner
  • 79
  • 9
  • Kennedy as Husband: Two Views
  • 84
  • 10
  • Kennedy as Ideal Leader: A Positive Account
  • Kennedy the Fox: His Nature
  • 90
  • 11
  • Kennedy Revised: A Closer Look at the Evidence
  • 97
  • 12
  • Kennedy's Mystique: What Made Him Interesting
  • 114
  • 13
  • Kennedy in His Own Words: What He Said
  • 9
  • 121
  • 14
  • Kennedy's Use of the Media: How He Reached the Public
  • 130
  • 15
  • Kennedy's Circle: His Associates
  • 149
  • 16
  • The Idea of John F. Kennedy: How He Presented Himself
  • 155
  • 2
  • 17
  • Kennedy Remembered: How Others Saw Him
  • 163
  • 18
  • Kennedy's High Ideals: What He Represented
  • 169
  • 19
  • Kennedy as Civil Rights Leader: Two Views
  • 174
  • 20
  • Kennedy as Showy Opportunist: A Critical Account
  • Veneration for Kennedy: The Emotion He Inspired
  • 181
  • 21
  • The Kennedy Photographs: Why Pictures of Kennedy Fascinate
  • 192
  • 22
  • Kennedy as Hero: How He Saw Himself
  • 200
  • 23
  • Kennedy's Legacy: His Purpose
  • 29
  • 205
  • 24
  • Kennedy-Beginnings and Endings: What He Offered
  • 212
  • 25
  • Kennedy in Vietnam: Two Views
  • 216
  • 26
  • Eyewitness to Kennedy: What We See
  • 220
  • 3
  • 27
  • Kennedy in Crisis: How He Shaped His Image
  • 225
  • 28
  • Kennedy's Promiscuity: His Most Explosive Secret
  • 233
  • 29
  • Kennedy's Exploits: Suppressed Facts Exposed
  • 235
  • 30
  • Kennedy's Excellence: His Most Outstanding Quality
  • Kennedy's Cool: A Secret of His Appeal
  • 247
  • 31
  • Kennedy's Health: A Condition of His Existence
  • 255
  • 32
  • Kennedy's Lies: What He Concealed
  • 266
  • 33
  • Kennedy as Muse: What He Inspired
Control code
58043421
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 387 pages
Isbn
9780345450494
Lccn
2005041072
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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