Portrait of a President John F. Kennedy in profile by William Manchester

Cover of: Portrait of a President | William Manchester

Published by Macfadden-Bartell in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Kennedy, John F. -- 1917-1963.

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StatementWilliam Manchester.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE842 .M3 1964
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19806703M
LC Control Number62017959

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