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User Review  - kelawrence - LibraryThing

This book primarily covers the great-grandparents, grandparents and parents of JFK, Jr. and his family. Coming to America as immigrants, how they survived and established themselves in Boston (and ... Read full review

Review: The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys: An American Saga

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a wonder historian, bringing the experiences of her subjects to life. This book, written in 1987, describes the immigration experiences of the two Irish families who, in a ... Read full review

Review: The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys: An American Saga

User Review  - Monica - Goodreads

At 800 pages plus, not counting the more than 100 pages of notes and bibliography, this book is not easy to hold, but it is hard to put down - it's a great read. Goodwin takes a wealth of material and ... Read full review

Review: The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

This is a great book for individuals who really love details in history. Goodwin was very thorough in her research. It made their life and times truly almost visable. But in doing so, sometimes it ... Read full review

Review: The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga

User Review  - Luckngrace - Goodreads

I especially liked the background material on Honey Fitz and Rose and learned that John was the sickly child. The many instances of risky behavior helped me understand the more recent deaths of John ... Read full review

Review: The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga

User Review  - Catherine Adde - Goodreads

Well written history of our own American 'royalty' - if it were a novel it would be a sweeping saga, but since it is real life, it is a fantastic read, like being a fly on the wall in the Kennedy households throughout the years. Read full review

Review: The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga

User Review  - Paulina - Goodreads

Although I had not read any of Doris Kearns Goodwin's books before, I now want to read them all. I began with this book because the Kennedy clan has always fascinated me -- yet I knew little about ... Read full review

Review: The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys: An American Saga

User Review  - Ron - Goodreads

Another outstanding history of an American political family, this time the Kennedys. Starts with the story of the Fitzgerald and Kennedy families, immigrating to Boston and surviving poverty to ... Read full review


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