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The Family by Kitty Kelley
  

The Family

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In keeping with what we have come to expect from Ms Kelley (“the real weapon of mass destruction”), this controversial look at the Bush familyâs addition to wealth and power which “leaves no stone unturned” and promises a hatful of revelations.

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The Family by Kitty Kelley

For the first time, the most secretive and powerful dynasty in American history has all of its secrets revealed. This is the book the Bush family do not want you to read. Over the past one hundred years, the Bush family have made millions of dollars, dominated the US government, and created a legacy unlike any other American family. Prescott Bush was a two-time Senator from Connecticut who had the ear of Dwight D. Eisenhower and tangled with Joe McCarthy. His son, George H.W. was a congressman, the head of the CIA, Vice-President under Ronald Reagan and then the 41st President of the United States. One of his sons, Jeb, is governor of Florida and almost certainly a future presidential candidate. The eldest son, George W., is the 43rd president - possibly the most polarizing and controversial head of state in American history. How did these men - backed and often controlled by strong and single-minded women - rise to power? How did they maneuver their way from Yale and the secretive Skull and Bones through back door politics, the CIA, and the White House to have so much control over international politics? The answers are startling.

About the Author

Kitty Kelley is the award-winning author of HIS WAY: THE UNAUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY OF FRANK SINATRA, THE ROYALS, NANCY REAGAN: UNAUTHORISED, as well as biographies of Jackie Onassis (JACKIE OH!) and Elizabeth Taylor (THE LAST STAR). A former staffer on the Washington Post, she began a full-time career as a freelance writer in 1972, and her articles have featured in the New York Times, Newsweek and People. She has received numerous awards including, in 1987, the Outstanding Author Award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Kitty Kelley lives in the USA.

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Publication date

14th September 2004

Author

Kitty Kelley

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Publisher

Transworld

Format

Hardback

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
The Real World
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ISBN

9780593048917

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