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The Death of a President - a book by Manchester, William

The Death of a President

November 20, November 25 1963

The Death of a President( )
Author: Manchester, William
ISBN:978-0-316-37071-4
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Little Brown & Company
Imprint:Back Bay Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.00
Book Description:

William Manchester's epic and definitive account of President John F. Kennedy's assassination -- now restored to print in a new paperback edition. As the world still reeled from the tragic and historic events of November 22, 1963, William Manchester set out, at the request of the Kennedy family, to create a detailed, authoritative record of the days immediately preceding and following President John F. Kennedy's death. Through hundreds of interviews, abundant travel and...
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Book Details
Pages:736
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / 20Th Century
Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.25 x 1.375 Inches
Book Weight:1.68 Pounds
Author Biography
Manchester, William (Author)
William Manchester was born on April 1, 1922 in Attleboro, Massachusetts. After serving as a Marine in the Pacific Theater during World War II, he completed his B.A. at the University of Massachusetts and earned his master's degree in English from the University of Missouri.

He was a journalist for several years before becoming the managing editor of Wesleyan University's publications office. He spent the rest of his career at the University, serving in various roles including adjunct professor of history and writer-in-residence.

In addition to several novels, her wrote a number of historical and biographical works. Among them are The Death of a President, which won the Dag Hammarskjold International Literary Prize and American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964. His last major work was a three-part biography of Winston Churchill, entitled The Last Lion. He received the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award in 2000.

Manchester died on June 1, 2004, at the age of 82.

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