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0786869183 03 02 0786869186 03 9780786869183 15 9780786869183 14 09780786869183 01 BB <b202>01</b202> <b203>A Patriot's Handbook</b203> <b029>Songs, Poems, Stories and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love</b029> 15 9780786869183 A01 Caroline Kennedy Kennedy, Caroline Caroline Kennedy 01 eng 688 HIS036000 10 LIT004020 10 LIT000000 01 11 03 8 04 17 18 03 13 04 99 01 Caroline Kennedy shares an inspiring collection of patriotic poems, song lyrics, historical documents, and speeches.

The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was a blockbuster success, remaining on the New York Times bestseller list for 15 weeks with more than 500,000 copies in print. Now, Caroline Kennedy shares with readers an assortment of her own favorite American writings. The works collected here -- which span centuries and styles -- have one thing in common: all are emblematic of our country's patriotism and pride.

Caroline Kennedy researched all of the selections included in A Patriot's Handbook, wrote the introduction, and added personal commentary to each section. This elegantly packaged collection is the perfect gift for anyone in search of a reminder of what our country's spirit is made of.

"Over the past year we have all thought about what it means to be an American. I realized that I want my own children to know more about the ideals upon which this country was founded and the sacrifices that have been made to pass them on to us. This book is intended to help families explore the foundations of our freedom and to celebrate our heritage."(Caroline Kennedy)]]


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
United States -- Literary collections.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American.
Patriotism -- Literary collections.
Patriotism -- United States.
Patriotic poetry, American.
American literature.