A triumphantly inspiring memoir, the first from a Kennedy family member since Rose Kennedy's autobiography, Lawford's Symptoms of Withdrawal tells the bittersweet truth about life inside America's greatest family legacy. Kennedy, Christopher Kennedy Lawford grew up with presidents and movie stars as close relatives and personal friends. Lawford recalls Marilyn Monroe teaching him to dance the twist in his living room when he was still a toddler, being awakened late at night by his uncle Jack to hear him announce his candidacy for president, being perched atop a high-roller craps table in Las Vegas while Frank Sinatra and his Rat Pack swapped jokes and threw dice, and other treasured memories of his youth as part of America's royal family. In spite of this seemingly idyllic childhood, Lawford's early life was marked by the traumatic assassinations of his beloved uncles Jack and Bobby, and he soon succumbed to the burgeoning drug scene of the s during his teen years.
Thomas, a quick read. Alice Hoffman is a master story-teller. I learned a lot about the history of St. The Art of Coaching Teams by Elena Aguilar NF is the most complete compendium — told with a wealth of stories and examples — about leadership coaching in my experience. Elena Aguilar is a master of her craft and knows how to capture ideas with a vivacity that is optimistic, informing and memorable.
This was an interesting book written by a Washington Post columnist that we heard speak at a meeting.
It was a fun but kind of scary because it could be true book about the US and China competing to create a quantum computer to break codes. A business book on change management in organizations.
The general concepts in the book were interesting, but kind of dragged on. I am a big Steve Berry fan. Historical fiction about Martin Luther King and his assassination. Artemis by Andy Weir F. The next book written by the author of the Martian.
It started slow but was OK The Four: This was a very interesting book — give an inside look into the companies, compared and contrasted them and predicted the future Genghis books by Conn Iggulden HF. Historical fiction books about Genghis Kahn — I am intrigued about him.
They are well written and very interesting. I hear about it a lot and never read it. It was an interesting read. I also listened to a Great Courses lesson on the book.
I saw the movie, but the book was much better. This is an amazing book. I am really enjoying it. Becoming by Michele Obama NF. How did the country fall so far and fast from civility and character?
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Those changes are not that important, really. They’re going to happen, one way or another, whether we are conscious of them or not. For the past three decades, Prof. Brian Fagan has been the key narrator of the story of the past for many, through his textbooks, trade books and.
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"Finding Gloria" is a memoir from Marianne Curtis who shares her insights on struggling to piece together her life growing up a s award of the state and adoptee, growing up under abuse, and finding acceptance through family.