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Author: John Kerry
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
John Kerry tells the story of his remarkable American life -- from son of a diplomat to decorated Vietnam veteran, five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee and secretary of state. A Yale graduate, Kerry enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1966 and served in Vietnam. He returned home highly decorated but disillusioned, and testified powerfully before Congress as a young veteran opposed to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: John Kerry
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kerry
ISBN: 9781501178955 1501178954 9781471177347 1471177343
OCLC Number: 1032581491
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 622 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm
Contents: Childhood --
Bright college years --
Raising my right hand --
War --
The war at home --
Finding my way --
The old Senate --
Holding Washington accountable --
Making peace --
A time of transition --
Cancer and comebacks --
Within a whisper --
Dusting myself off --
New President, broken Senate --
Mr. Chairman --
Diplomacy in a dangerous world --
Getting caught trying --
Preventing a war --
The open wound --
Protecting the planet.
Responsibility: John Kerry.

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John Kerry tells the story of his extraordinary life of public service, from decorated Vietnam veteran to five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential candidate, and Secretary of  Read more...
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