Edward M. Kennedy A Biography (Paperback)
|Author: Adam Clymer|
|"The book is more than a portrait of one of the most fascinating political characters of our time. It is also a history of the U.S. Senate and the Democratic Party in the final third of the 20th century".--"Chicago Sun-Times". The author is a Washington correspondent for the "New York Times". 16-page photo insert.|
From the Publisher:
The life of Edward M. Kennedy is a chronicle of our country's past fifty years. An authoritative and wonderfully readable biography, Edward M. Kennedy brings to life one of the most accomplished and fascinating men to walk the halls of Capitol Hill. Drawing on interviews with the Senator and those close to him, Adam Clymer follows Kennedy through his highs and lows-through Chappaquiddick, his public divorce, and his relationship with political figures such as the Clintons, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama-placing Kennedy's career in a historical perspective and observing how his family legacy has affected his political performance.