An interesting story read by a sub-par reader. After hearing what can be done with excellent stories by the narrators of the Harry Potter or Song of Ice and Fire series, this was truly a disappointment. Read the book, skip the audiobook.
This author presents an incredibly simplified and rose-tinted view of most of the subjects covered. The author is clearly not much of a historian, but rather a reporter whose love of Kennedy, jazz and the beat generation assures that he has no ability to look critically at almost anything he covers in this book. There are some interesting facts, but given that he constantly stretches to count things as occuring as
No, I assume there are more talented writers out there.
Irrelevent. The whole premise is flawed and the author so in love with his subjects that the book requires too much editing to bother
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