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Author McNamara, Eileen, author
Title Eunice : the Kennedy who changed the world / Eileen McNamara
Published New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018
 Rodman Branch Adult Biography  S561em    AVAILABLE
 Rodman Main Adult Biography  S561em    AVAILABLE
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Descript x, 383 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), photographs ; 25 cm
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Media unmediated n
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Note Illustrations on endpapers
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary 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
Contents pt. I. In her parents' image. The middle child ; London ; From the Sacred Heart to Stanford University ; Dollar-a-year girl -- pt. II. In her brothers' shadows. Juvenile delinquency ; Women in prison ; Chicago ; Consultant to the president -- pt. III. In her own right. From Camp Shriver to Special Olympics ; An American in Paris ; Maternal feminism ; Protecting the present, seeding the future
Subject Shriver, Eunice Kennedy
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Family
Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969 -- Family
Kennedy family
Women philanthropists -- United States -- Biography
Philanthropists -- United States -- Biography
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U.S.)
Special Olympics, Inc
Presidents -- United States -- Brothers and sisters -- Biography
ISBN 9781451642261

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