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Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Fitzgerald family.,
  • Kennedy family.,
  • United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementDoris Kearns Goodwin.
LC ClassificationsCT274.F58 G66 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 932 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages932
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1542827M
ISBN 100312063547
LC Control Number91021711

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