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Author Shriver, Mark K. (Mark Kennedy), 1964-

Title A good man : rediscovering my father, Sargent Shriver / Mark K. Shriver.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Henry Holt, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Biography  BIO Shriver    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 273 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Contents Faith -- Life and death -- Going to the chapel -- Soldier of faith -- Growing up a son of Sarge -- Hope -- Keeping up with the Kennedys -- Peace work -- Instigator of hope -- Love -- Something special -- Top man -- Love in action -- Fatherhood -- A good father's love -- Making peace -- Making a choice -- Election -- Break your mirrors -- The third baseman -- Car crash -- The wanderer -- Birthday party -- Up in flames -- Rise and fall -- Keeping score -- Ireland -- Farewell, friend -- Fun and games -- I will yell no more -- Sailing away -- Last kiss -- Selling the big house -- Love giver -- A holy cross -- White mass -- Love you with a child's love -- The long good-bye -- A beautiful day -- Shock me with your love -- Grandpa! -- Packing up a life -- Try and try again.
Summary In an intimate portrait of an extraordinary father-son relationship, the author discovers the moral principles that guided his legendary father--the man who founded the Peace Corps and designed President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty--and applies them to his own life.
Source NBK 6/12 PPL
In memory of Robert (Bob) Tomassi, Sr. 6/12 PPL
Subject Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011.
Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011 -- Philosophy.
Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011 -- Influence.
Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011 -- Family.
Shriver, Mark K. (Mark Kennedy), 1964-
Shriver, Mark K. (Mark Kennedy), 1964- -- Family.
Fathers and sons -- United States.
Fathers -- United States -- Biography.
Politicians -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 0805095306

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