Kennedy scholar Robert Dallek calls this "essential reading for anyone interested in American politics." Tom Brokaw says this book "[takes] us inside one of the most powerful and unusual families in American life—the brotherhood of former presidents of the United States. Political junkies, historian
“I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American author best known for her novels and her literary journalism.
"...Keepers of private notebooks are a different breed altogether, lonely and resistant rearrangers of things, anxious malcontents, children afflicted apparently at birth with some presentiment of loss.” ― Joan Didion