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The sins of the father: Joseph P. Kennedy and the dynasty he founded

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From the New York Times bestselling author of 20 books about the Secret Service, FBI, and CIA comes the detailed account of the life and times of the ambitious, powerful, masterfully manipulative Joseph Patrick Kennedy. For all his wealth and power, Joe Kennedy was not a happy man. He also had no shame. What he cared about was having power. Through the political dynasty that he founded, he achieved that for generations to come. If he hurt and corrupted others in the process, no one had the courage to challenge him. The results are the myths that continue to enshrine the Kennedy family and maintain it as a national obsessions. This book explodes those myths. Utilizing extensive research and interviews with Kennedy family members and their intimates, speaking on record for the first time, Kessler reveals stunning details of Joseph Kennedy's enormous accomplishments and the terrible personal losses he suffered.
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subject_facet Ambassadors -- United States -- Biography, Businessmen -- United States -- Biography, Kennedy family, Kennedy, Joseph P. -- (Joseph Patrick), -- 1888-1969, Kennedy, Joseph P. -- (Joseph Patrick), -- 1888-1969 -- Family, Politicians -- United States -- Biography
title_display The sins of the father : Joseph P. Kennedy and the dynasty he founded
title_full The sins of the father : Joseph P. Kennedy and the dynasty he founded / Ronald Kessler
title_short The sins of the father :
title_sub Joseph P. Kennedy and the dynasty he founded
topic_facet Ambassadors, Businessmen, Family, Kennedy family, Kennedy, Joseph P, Politicians