Always colorful, always controversial, Douglas MacArthur is one of the dominant characters in American military history. Perret's groundbreaking biography, unmatched in its candor, authority and insight, reveals for the first time a complete and accurate account of MacArthur's tumultuous career.
"What I didn't know"
Through painstaking research, Geoffrey Perret located thousands of revealing documents on national security issues and foreign affairs, subjects to which John F. Kennedy devoted most of his time and energy. Perret has mined the Kennedy Library in a way few others have, finding letters and diaries that have never before seen the light of day. With style and substance, Perret brings to life again the man who left such an indelible impression on our century.