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Eunice : the Kennedy who changed the world

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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.

Examines the life of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, covering her Stanford education, her inspirational relationship with her sister Rosemary, her advocacy on behalf of disabled citizens, and her role as founder of the Special Olympics.

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Clifton Springs Library Bio Shriver (Text)
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Dansville Public Library BIO SHRIVER MCN (Text)
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Livonia Public Library BIO SHRIVER (Text)
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Wadsworth Library - Geneseo 923 SHR (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781451642261
  • ISBN: 1451642261
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 383 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical tables ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-353) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. In her parents' image -- The middle child -- London -- From the Sacred Heart to Stanford University -- Dollar-a-year girl -- Part II. In her brothers' shadows -- Juvenile delinquency -- Women in prison -- Chicago -- Consultant to the president -- Part III. In her own right -- From Camp Shriver to Special Olympics -- An American in Paris -- Maternal feminism -- Protecting the present, seeding the future -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
Examines the life of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, covering her Stanford education, her inspirational relationship with her sister Rosemary, her advocacy on behalf of disabled citizens, and her role as founder of the Special Olympics.
Subject: Shriver, Eunice Kennedy.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 > Family.
Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969 > Family.
Kennedy family.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U.S.)
Special Olympics, Inc.
Women philanthropists > United States > Biography.
Philanthropists > United States > Biography.
Presidents > United States > Brothers and sisters > Biography.


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