The first half of the author's biography of President Kennedy, written with the co-operation of the Kennedy family. The author looks at Kennedy's childhood and its influences for his future policies.
"Nigel Hamilton's story, told with great intelligence and sympathy, is of how Jack came to terms with his inheritance and frightful upbringing." - Daily Telegraph
"The definitive life of JFK...shows us, better than ever before, how the ambitious playboy began his transformation into the charismatic President." - Mail on Sunday