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1 JFK Prayer Card
Philadelphia Jefferies & Mainz Very Good Ephemera 2.5 In Wide By 4 in High 
Cardboard print of John F. Kennedy head portrait, with black border, title in Gothic type. Reverse side displays a one-paragraph generic mourning prayer by St. Ambrose, plus a longer prayer for "mercy upon Thy servant John" with closing line stating: (Indulgence 500 days -- Raccolta 600" Corners slightly rubbed but still flat, mostly bright and square. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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2 JFK Prayer Card
Philadelphia Jefferies & Mainz Very Good Ephemera 2.5 In Wide By 4 in High 
Cardboard print of John F. Kennedy head portrait, with black border, title in Gothic type. Reverse side displays a one-paragraph generic mourning prayer by St. Ambrose, plus a longer prayer for "mercy upon Thy servant John" with closing line stating: (Indulgence 500 days -- Raccolta 600" Corners slightly rubbed but still flat, mostly bright and square. 
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3 Andersen, Christopher The Day John Died
NY Avon 2003 0380819529 1st Paperback Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good  12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
416 pp., index, 32 pp. b&w glossy photos. Spine lightlly creased, one or two pages with dog-ear creases. Still almost new, no markings, sturdy binding. A detailed look at the life and death of JFK Jr., who was perhaps the last, best political hope of the Kennedy dynasty.  
Price: 2.70 USD
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4 Burke, Richard E. (with William and Marilyn Hoffer) The Senator: My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy)
NY St. Martin's Press 1992 0312091346 / 9780312091347 Cloth & Boards Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
328 pp., 16 pp. b&w photos., index. Former administrative assistant to Ted Kennedy recounts the poltical and personal events of Ted Kennedy's life in the 1971-81 period when he was at the peak of his political promise. Very clean copy, close to new. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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5 Damore, Lee Senatorial Privilege: The Chappaquiddick Cover-up
Washington, D.C. Regnery Gateway 1988 Mass Market Paperback Good  12mo - over 6' - 7' tall 
121 pp. Kennnedy critic analyzes the Chappaquiddick accident and the inquest whose findings were kept sealed. Publisher uncertain; title page states the book was 'originally' published by Regnery Gateway, then says the book has been 'reprinted and condensed' by arrangement with Regnery. 1988 copyright held by Leo Damore.  
Price: 2.25 USD
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6 Epstein, Edward Jay Inquest: The Warren Commission and the Establishment of Truth.
NY Viking Press 1966 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 

Price: 3.60 USD
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7 Gibson, Barbara (with Schwarz, Ted) The Kennedys: The Third Generation
Emeryville, California Thunder's Mouth Press 1993 157159375 First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
346 pp., with 32 pp. b&w photos, bibliography, index. Nearly new. No markings. Rose Kennedy's secretary provides a candid look at 29 grandchildren of Joseph & Rose Kennedy. She predicts they "will likely dissipate into the mainstream society toward which Joe and Rose were so hostile." 
Price: 4.50 USD
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JFK Day By Day, Golway, Terry and Krantz, Les
8 Golway, Terry and Krantz, Les JFK Day By Day
Philadelphia Les Krantz/Running Press Book Publishers 2010 0762437421 / 9780762437429 First Edition Glossy Color Boards Near Fine No Jacket Photo Book 9.5 In Tall By 8.75 in Wide 
288 pp. Index. Square format. Photos on front cover. Small dings on cover corners, else like new. Text clean. A photographic chronology of the Kennedy administration, focusing on Kennedy's governmental actions. Text gives highlights of each day in office, plus several pages devoted to the JFK assassination and its aftermath. Sidebar time lines list key events. Photos assembled from the Kennedy Library. Presented as objective, balanced history, not a memorial tribute book. Issued as a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy presidency. Rear cover blurb: "....Few supporters and critics can recount many particulars of JFK's presidency. JFK Day by Day offers specifics -- in fact, a daily reocrd of the 1036 days in office.....Now you can develop your own informed opinions about of of the most important leaders in American history...." 
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 Hamilton, Nigel JFK: Reckless Youth
NY Random House 1993 0679748806 / 9780679748809 3rd Printing Trade Paperback Good No Jacket 8vo -- 9.25 in 
900 pp. Covers curled, some pages with dog-eared creases. Moderate wear but spine uncreased. No markings. Hamilton, the former University of Massachusetts John F. Kennedy Scholar, gives a detailed account of young Kennedy being groomed for politics. A NY Times blurb: "Nigel Hamilton refuses to turn away from the sheer paradox and ambiguity of the man -- the narcissism and self-deprecation, charm and coldness, loyalty and cruelty..." 
Price: 3.30 USD
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10 Hamilton, Nigel JFK: Reckless Youth
NY Random House 1993 0679748806 / 9780679748809 3rd Printing Trade Paperback Good No Jacket 8vo -- 9.25 in 
900 pp. Covers curled, some pages with dog-eared creases. Moderate wear but spine uncreased. No markings. Hamilton, the former University of Massachusetts John F. Kennedy Scholar, gives a detailed account of young Kennedy being groomed for politics. A NY Times blurb: "Nigel Hamilton refuses to turn away from the sheer paradox and ambiguity of the man -- the narcissism and self-deprecation, charm and coldness, loyalty and cruelty..." 
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11 Kappel, Kenneth Chappaquiddick Revealed
NY St Martin's Press 1991 0312926731 / 9780312926731 First Thus Mass Market Paperback Good +  12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
283 pp., 8 pp. of photos, mostly of the car that went off the Chappaquiddick bridge. Appendices discuss 7 other books on the Chappaquiddick case. No markings, light wear, slight creasing of spine. Includes the author's postscript for the 1991 paperback edition. First printing of the paperback reprint. Kappel presents the hypothesis that Ted Kennedy's car crashed before it reached the bridge, killing Kopechne, and that two Kennedy pals pushed it off the bridge later.  
Price: 2.25 USD
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12 Klein, Edward All Too Human: The Love Story of Jack and Jackie Kennedy
NY Pocket 1996 0671501879 / 9780671501877 7th Printing Cloth & Boards Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
406 pp., 16 pp. b&w photos. Klein, a friend of Jacqueline Kennedy, traces her relationship with John Kennedy from their first meeting in 1951 to the assassination of JFK in 1963. The book examines questions about the fidelity of both partners. 
Price: 3.85 USD
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13 Klein, Edward Just Jackie: Her Private Years
NY . Ballantine Publishing (Random House) 1998 0345421027 / 9780345421029 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good  Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
399 pp. with 16 pp. b&w photos, notes, index. Lightly bowed, light rippling. Biography of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis after JFK's death.  
Price: 3.60 USD
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14 Koestenbaum, Wayne Jackie Under My Skin
NY Farrar Straus & Giroux 1995 0374284466 / 9780374284466 First Edition Boards Near Fine Very good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
285 pp., with bibliography. Slight edge rubbing on spine but nearly new overall, no markings. The author, a Yale professor of English, interprets the mythic Jackie as the embodiment of extravagance and freedom without responsibility. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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15 Leigh, Wendy Prince Charming: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story
NY Signet 1999 045149213 Revised Mass Market Paperback Very Good  12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
370 pp. with 16 pp. b&w photos. Bookstore stamp on inside cover, initials on half-title page. Text free of markings. Light thumbing, light creases on spine, binding still firm. A sympathic but relatively candid biography of JFK Jr., updated and revised to include his death. Includes a bibliography.  
Price: 2.70 USD
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16 Matthews, Chris Jack Kennedy, Elusive Hero
NY Simon & Schuster 2011 1451635089 2nd Printing Cloth & Boards Near Fine Very Good + 8vo -- -- 9.75 in 
477 pp. Close to new, no markings in text. Two stray marks on front cover, small scuffing on rear panel of jacket. A personal portrait of JFK, based on interviews with many close associates, including Kenneth O'Donnell. "The Jack Kennedy you discover here wanted never to be alone, never to be bored. He loved courage, hated war, lived each day as if it were his last." 
Price: 6.00 USD
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17 Paper, Lewis J. Jonn F. Kennedy: The Promise & the Performance
NY DaCapo (Plenum Publishing) 1979 0306801140 / 9780306801143 Reprint Trade Paperback Very Good  8vo - 9 In Tall 
408 pp., notes. Rear cover has lower diagonal crease, corners thumbed. Light edgewear, spine sturdy and uncreased. No markings. Paper takes a middle of the road approach -- neither revisionist nor mythologist -- in assessing the achievements of JFK. Foreword by James MacGregor Burns. New intro added to this reprint by Sen. Bill Bradley. Orig. published in '75.  
Price: 5.40 USD
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18 Parmet, Herbert S. Jack: The Struggles of John F. Kennedy
NY Dial Press 1980 0803744528 / 9780803744523 2nd Printing Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
586 pp. with 32 pp. b&w photos of a youthful Kennedy. This JFK biography focuses on his early years in school, getting started in politics, and the influence of his powerful father and brothers. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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19 Schlesinger, Arthur M. Jr. A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1965 Cloth Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
910 pp., index. Cover slightly faded, loose at top of spine. A Kennedy aide offers a personal memoir of the Kennedy administration, with emphasis on its foreign policy. Slight foxing on edges. No markings. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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Jackie Ethel Joan: Women of Camelot, Taraborrelli, J. Randy
20 Taraborrelli, J. Randy Jackie Ethel Joan: Women of Camelot
NY Warner Books 2000 0446609129 / 9780446609128 1st Paperback Printing Mass Market Paperback Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
727 pp. with 24 pp. b&w photos. An account of how 3 Kennedy wives each handled pressures of public life; their mutual relationships and their imperfect marriages. Very good copy, no markings. 
Price: 2.75 USD
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