Profiles in Courage

Profiles in Courage

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By (author) John F Kennedy, Foreword by Robert F Kennedy, Introduction by Caroline Kennedy-Schlossberg

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  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 244 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 203mm x 18mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 11 April 2006
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0060854936
  • ISBN 13: 9780060854935
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 59,128

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Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American. The inspiring true accounts of eight unsung heroic acts by American patriots at different junctures in our nation's history, Kennedy's book became required reading, an instant classic, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Now, a half-century later, it remains a moving, powerful, and relevant testament to the indomitable national spirit and an unparalleled celebration of that most noble of human virtues.This special "P.S." edition of Profiles in Courage commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the book's publication. Included in this new edition, along with vintage photographs and an extensive author biography, are Kennedy's correspondence about the writing project, contemporary reviews of the book, a letter from Ernest Hemingway, and two rousing speeches from recipients of the Profile in Courage Award.

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