American Son

American Son

A Portrait of John F. Kennedy, Jr

Book - 2002
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The last, defining years of the life of John F Kennedy Jr, as seen by an editor who worked for him at George magazine. At thirty-four, better known for his social life than his work as an assistant district attorney, John F Kennedy Jr was still a man in search of his destiny. All that changed in 1995 when Kennedy launched a bold new magazine about American politics, puckishly called George. Over the next four years, Kennedy's passionate commitment to the magazine - and to the ideals it stood for - transformed him. One witness to this transformation was Richard Blow, an editor and writer who joined George several months before the release of the first issue.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt & Co., 2002
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780805070514
0805070516
Branch Call Number: 973.922092/KEN -B 4565 2

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owlycatgirl
Feb 06, 2014

I didn't get the sense that the author was ever actually a friend of John's, nor did he claim to be. As such, the character of John that emerged from this particular biography was rounded out with a few previously unrevealed aspects. Though at times dry and uneventful, worth a read to anyone curious about the life and death of John Kennedy Jr.

joiedevivre Oct 09, 2011

This is a very good book that gives the reader a very unique insight into what it was like working for John.

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