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Geoffrey Perret Message Board 6/8/2006 11:14:36 AM
Talk about the novels, new and used books that Perret has written!

Author Perret's Book Reviews

Jack: A Life Like No Other
Perret offers a fine one-volume biography of John F. Kennedy. JFK aficionadoes may not be impressed, but this is a good book for the casual admirer or mildly interested party. What struck this reader, more than the many sexual conquests and Kennedy's somewhat entrenched Cold War mentality, was how many times he came close to dying, throughout his life -- three times, at least, even before he was out of high school. No matter what else one might think of ...