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Portrait of a President

John F. Kennedy in profile

by William Manchester

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kennedy, John F. 1917-1963

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xii-xiv.

    Statement[by] William Manchester.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE842 .M3 1967
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 266 p.
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5536159M
    LC Control Number67012910

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