Dallas  November 22  1963 Book

Dallas November 22 1963


  • Author : Robert A. Caro
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9780804171342

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Dallas November 22 1963 Excerpt :

This account of the Kennedy assassination ("the most riveting ever," says The New York Times) is taken from Robert A. Caro's brilliant and bestselling The Passage of Power. Here is that tragic day in Dallas alive with startling details reported for the first time by the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Just as scandals that might end his career are about to break over Lyndon Johnson's head, the motorcade containing the presidential party is making its slow and triumphant way along the streets of Dallas. In Caro's breathtakingly vivid narrative, we witness the shots, the procession speeding to Parkland Memorial Hospital, the moment when Kennedy aide Lawrence O'Donnell tells Johnson "He's gone," and Johnson's iconic swearing in on Air Force One. Compelling. An eBook short.

The Death of a President Book
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

The Death of a President


  • Author : William Manchester
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2013-10-08
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316370721

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The Death of a President Excerpt :

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 firsthand observation, and with unique access to the proceedings of the Warren Commission, Manchester conducted an exhaustive historical investigation, accumulating forty-five volumes of documents, exhibits, and transcribed tapes. His ultimate objective -- to set down as a whole the national and personal tragedy that was JFK's assassination -- is brilliantly achieved in this galvanizing narrative, a book universally acclaimed as a landmark work of modern history.

November 22  1963 Book

November 22 1963


  • Author : Dean R. Owen
  • Publisher : Skyhorse
  • Release Date : 2015-11-10
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781510707399

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November 22 1963 Excerpt :

Gripping, personal stories about the life and death of President Kennedy. In November 22, 1963, Dean Owen curates a fascinating collection of interviews and thought-provoking commentaries from notable men and women connected to that notorious Friday afternoon. Those who worked closely with the president, civil rights leaders, celebrities, prominent journalists, and political allies are among the many voices asked to share their reflections on the significance of that day and the legacy of JFK. A few of the names include: • Tom Brokaw, a young reporter in Omaha in 1963 • Andy Rooney, veteran television and radio newscaster • Letitia Baldrige, former Chief of Staff to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy • Congressman John Lewis, sole survivor of the “Big Six” black leaders who met the president after the March on Washington in August of 1963 • Cliff Robertson, Academy Award–winning actor who portrayed JFK in PT 109 With a compelling foreword from renowned author and journalist Helen Thomas, November 22, 1963 investigates not only where we were that day nearly fifty years ago, but where we have been since. A commemorative and insightful read, this book will unite generations. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history--books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Eleven Twenty two Sixty three Book

Eleven Twenty two Sixty three


  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 1031
  • ISBN 10 : 1594135592

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Eleven Twenty two Sixty three Excerpt :

Receiving a horrific essay from a GED student with a traumatic past, high-school English teacher Jake Epping is enlisted by a friend to travel back in time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy, a mission for which he must reacclimate to 1960s culture and befriend troubled loner Lee Harvey Oswald. (suspense). Reissue.

11 22 1963 Book

11 22 1963


  • Author : Roy Widing
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011-10-07
  • Genre: Local author
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN 10 : 0615546234

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11 22 1963 Excerpt :

"Successful businessman Ron Winston stumbles upon the find of the century: new evidence in the mysterious assassination of President John F. Kennedy. As word leaks out about his discovery, Winston is pursued by shadowy figures from the underworld...and his own government."--Publisher's description.

Oswald s Tale Book
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

Oswald s Tale


  • Author : Norman Mailer
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2007-01-23
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 864
  • ISBN 10 : 9781588365934

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In perhaps his most important literary feat, Norman Mailer fashions an unprecedented portrait of one of the great villains—and enigmas—in United States history. Here is Lee Harvey Oswald—his family background, troubled marriage, controversial journey to Russia, and return to an “America [waiting] for him like an angry relative whose eyes glare in the heat.” Based on KGB and FBI transcripts, government reports, letters and diaries, and Mailer’s own international research, this is an epic account of a man whose cunning, duplicity, and self-invention were both at home in and at odds with the country he forever altered. Praise for Oswald’s Tale “America’s largest mystery has found its greatest interpreter.”—The Washington Post Book World “Mailer is fierce, courageous, and reckless and nearly everything he writes has sections of headlong brilliance. . . . From the American master conjurer of dark and swirling purpose, a moving reflection.”—Robert Stone, The New York Review of Books “A narrative of tremendous energy and panache; the author at the top of his form.”—Christopher Hitchens, Financial Times “The performance of an author relishing the force and reach of his own acuity.”—Martin Amis, The Sunday Times (London) Praise for Norman Mailer “[Norman Mailer] loomed over American letters longer and larger than any other writer of his generation.”—The New York Times “A writer of the greatest and most reckless talent.”—The New Yorker “Mailer is indispensable, an American treasure.”—The Washington Post “A devastatingly alive and original creative mind.”—Life “Mailer is fierce, courageous, and reckless and nearly everything he writes has sections of headlong brilliance.”—The New York Review of Books “The largest mind and imagination [in modern] American literature . . . Unlike just about every American writer since Henry James, Mailer has managed to grow and become richer in wisdom with each new book.”

A Simple Act of Murder Book
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

A Simple Act of Murder


  • Author : Mark Fuhrman
  • Publisher : Harper Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2007-12-26
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 006137461X

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A Simple Act of Murder Excerpt :

On November 22, 1963, a murder was committed in Dallas, Texas. Nearly 80 percent of the American people don't believe the victim was killed by a lone gunman. The House Assassinations Committee determined it was the work of "a conspiracy," yet no conspirators were ever identified or brought to justice. For more than forty years the case has remained unsolved—until now. Mark Fuhrman has cracked some of the best-known, most puzzling crimes in American history. In A Simple Act of Murder, he investigates the tragedy that rocked a nation: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Cutting through the myths and misinformation, Fuhrman focuses on the hard evidence, unveiling a major clue that was ignored for more than four decades—a breakthrough that will change the ongoing debate forever. Once you read this book, you'll know definitively who killed JFK.

We Were There Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

We Were There


  • Author : Allen Childs
  • Publisher : Skyhorse
  • Release Date : 2013-11-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781628735680

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We Were There Excerpt :

There are few days in American history so immortalized in public memory as November 22, 1963, the date of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Adding to the wealth of information about this tragic day is We Were There, a truly unique collection of firsthand accounts from the doctors and staff on scene at the hospital where JFK was immediately taken after he was shot.With the help of his former fellow staff members at Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dr. Allen Childs recreates the horrific day, from the president’s arrival in Dallas to the public announcement of his death. Childs presents a multifaceted and sentimental reflection on the day and its aftermath. In addition to detailing the sequence of events that transpired around JFK’s death, We Were There offers memories of the First Lady, insights on conspiracy theories revolving around the president’s assassination, and recollections of the death of Lee Harvey Oswald, who succumbed two days later in the same hospital where his own victim was pronounced dead. A compelling, emotional read, We Were There pays tribute to a critical event in American modern history—and to a man whose death was mourned like no other.

The Assassination of John F  Kennedy Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Assassination of John F Kennedy


  • Author : Terry Collins
  • Publisher : Raintree
  • Release Date : 2015-07-02
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN 10 : 9781406273700

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The Assassination of John F Kennedy Excerpt :

22 November 1963 began as a good day for President John F. Kennedy. From the time he got off the plane at Love Field, he was pleasantly surprised to see the thousands of admirers who awaited the arrival of Air Force One at Love. As the motorcade travelled from Love Field into the city, people lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the popular president and his beautiful and stylish wife. However, a national tragedy would unfold within an hour. This graphic non-fiction book tells the story of this terrible day.

Dallas 1963 Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Dallas 1963


  • Author : Bill Minutaglio
  • Publisher : Twelve
  • Release Date : 2013-10-08
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455522118

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Dallas 1963 Excerpt :

Winner of the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Research Nonfiction Named one of the Top 3 JFK Books by Parade Magazine. Named 1 of The 5 Essential Kennedy assassination books ever written by The Daily Beast. Named one of the Top Nonfiction Books of 2013 by Kirkus Reviews. In the months and weeks before the fateful November 22nd, 1963, Dallas was brewing with political passions, a city crammed with larger-than-life characters dead-set against the Kennedy presidency. These included rabid warriors like defrocked military general Edwin A. Walker; the world's richest oil baron, H. L. Hunt; the leader of the largest Baptist congregation in the world, W.A. Criswell; and the media mogul Ted Dealey, who raucously confronted JFK and whose family name adorns the plaza where the president was murdered. On the same stage was a compelling cast of marauding gangsters, swashbuckling politicos, unsung civil rights heroes, and a stylish millionaire anxious to save his doomed city. Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis ingeniously explore the swirling forces that led many people to warn President Kennedy to avoid Dallas on his fateful trip to Texas. Breathtakingly paced, DALLAS 1963 presents a clear, cinematic, and revelatory look at the shocking tragedy that transformed America. Countless authors have attempted to explain the assassination, but no one has ever bothered to explain Dallas-until now. With spellbinding storytelling, Minutaglio and Davis lead us through intimate glimpses of the Kennedy family and the machinations of the Kennedy White House, to the obsessed men in Dallas who concocted the climate of hatred that led many to blame the city for the president's death. Here at long last is an accurate understanding of what happened in the weeks and months leading to John F. Kennedy's assassination. DALLAS 1963 is not only a fresh look at a momentous national tragedy but a sobering reminder of how radical, polarizing ideologies can poison a city-and a nation.

22 November 1963 Book

22 November 1963


  • Author : Jeremy Bojczuk
  • Publisher : Boxgrove Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-10-28
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 9780993100314

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22 November 1963 Excerpt :

These days, almost no-one takes seriously the notion that one person, without assistance, killed President Kennedy. Even the official US government position for the last 40 years has been that JFK "was probably killed as the result of a conspiracy", in the words of the House Select Committee on Assassinations report. 22 November 1963: A Brief Guide to the JFK Assassination leads you expertly through the complex and contradictory evidence so that you can make up your own mind about who killed President Kennedy and why he was assassinated. This essential book is fully referenced, and provides a clear and readable account of all the central issues in this controversial subject, including: - Lee Harvey Oswald - lone assassin, conspirator or patsy? - Oswald's longstanding links to US intelligence agencies; - Oswald's apparent visit to Mexico City a few weeks before the assassination - the crucial event which caused the Warren Commission to be set up; - the official investigations - and why their answers are not widely believed; - the medical evidence - the reason why the case remains controversial; - the political context of the JFK assassination; - and the pros and cons of the main theories associated with the event. The e-book edition contains more than 500 links to sources such as witness testimony and experts' technical reports. It is perhaps the first JFK assassination e-book to allow readers to check the essential documentation for themselves.

The Accidental Time Machine Book
Score: 3.5
From 32 Ratings

The Accidental Time Machine


  • Author : Joe Haldeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2008-07-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440635656

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The Accidental Time Machine Excerpt :

NOW IN PAPERBACK-FROM THE AUTHOR OF MARSBOUND Grad- school dropout Matt Fuller is toiling as a lowly research assistant at MIT when he inadvertently creates a time machine. With a dead-end job and a girlfriend who left him for another man, Matt has nothing to lose in taking a time-machine trip himself-or so he thinks.

1922 Book

1922


  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Hodder Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2021-09-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 1529379350

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1922 Excerpt :

The chilling novella featured in Stephen King's bestselling collection Full Dark, No Stars, 1922 - about a man who succumbs to the violence within - is now available as a stand-alone publication. I believe there is a man inside every man, a stranger So writes Wilfred James in his confession. It's 1922. Wilfred owns eighty acres of farmland in Nebraska that have been in the family for generations. His wife, Arlette, owns an adjoining one hundred acres. But if Arlette carries out her threat to sell her land to a pig butcher, Wilfred will be forced to sell too. Worse, he'll have to move to the city. But he has a daring plan. It may work if he can persuade his son. A powerful tale of betrayal, murder, madness and rats, 1922 is a breathtaking exploration into the dark side of human nature from the great American storyteller Stephen King. It was adapted into a film from Netflix.

Between Heaven and Hell Book
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

Between Heaven and Hell


  • Author : Peter Kreeft
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-07
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9780830848669

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Between Heaven and Hell Excerpt :

On November 22, 1963, three great men died within a few hours of each other: C. S. Lewis, John F. Kennedy, and Aldous Huxley. Imagining a lively and informative dialogue between these three men on life's biggest questions, this IVP Signature Collection edition of a classic apologetics work presents insightful responses to common objections to the Christian faith.

Time and Again Book
Score: 3.5
From 76 Ratings

Time and Again


  • Author : Jack Finney
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1995-02-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 399
  • ISBN 10 : 9780684801056

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Time and Again Excerpt :

Simon Morley is selected by a secret government agency to test Einstein's theory of the past co-existing with the present and is transported back to 1880s New York