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Review: A Good Life

User Review  - Cathy Allen - Goodreads

This is my second time through this book. I've read quite a few autobiographies and I honestly think this is one of the best ever. It's good old-fashioned storytelling. Bradlee puts the events of his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephen Costello - Goodreads

Great book. As a twelve year old fascinated with Watergate, these events led to me to aspire to want a career in journalism. I could not put the book down as it was chapter and verse recap of what really happened. Great job. Read full review

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User Review  - Tom Spann - Goodreads

Life at the top. A better title might have A Remarkable Life. Entering Bardlee's world is a heady experience. Bradlee paid his dues, for sure, on his rise to the top of the newspapering world. Once ... Read full review

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User Review  - False Millennium - Goodreads

I still think he's fudging on the truth about his sister-in-law's diary (who was having an affair with JFK while President,) and possible CIA involvement in her death. Why on earth would a family ... Read full review

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User Review  - Washington Post - Goodreads

The Post's former executive editor looks back at Watergate and other events that shaped modern Washington. “But for politicians who rode the wave into Washington after Watergate, the lessons they seem ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vicki - Goodreads

I tried to read this one because I so loved Katherine Graham's Personal History and wanted to read about some of the events she went through from the perspective of another who was there. But whereas ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rose Mary - Goodreads

I wish I had had a boss like Ben Bradlee! Read full review

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User Review  - Holly Morrow - Goodreads

I knew I was going to like this book, and I did. I love memoirs, I love the Wash Post, I love WWII and I love gossipy accounts of world events. Its especially good in the first half, when its Bradlee ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steve Borek - Goodreads

Tom Brokaw was asked when he'd write his memoir. He said after reading Bradlee's Good Life, what would be the point. Mr. Brokaw was basically saying his life paled in comparison to Bradlee's. One of the better memoirs. Read full review

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User Review  - Nancy Kennedy - Goodreads

How did I miss this book? It's almost 15 years old, but my library was featuring it, so it must have just gotten some book donations. I'm a news hound for whom Watergate was a defining moment, just as ... Read full review


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