Book Reviews of Captains and the Kings

Captains and the Kings
Captains and the Kings
Author: Taylor Caldwell
ISBN-13: 9780385013093
ISBN-10: 0385013094
Publication Date: 4/1972
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Doubleday
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 2
I read this book in the late '70's and it still stays with me today. Not only the parallel to the Kennedy's but to the incredibly complete explanation of the world economic system,it's movers and shakers and goals and methods. It made sense to me and feels as though it is still going on today.Very relevant and entertaining. I love historical dramas with intense research. Excellent book.
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Helpful Score: 1
This book is one of my all time favorites. I think it was suppose to parralel the story of Joe Kennedy. Characters are very interesting, the historical period is fascinating with real people of times and the events. Well written. My favorite Taylor Caldwell book.
Enjoy it.
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Irish Immigrants - mom and dad die leaving 3 young children on their own in America. Tales of their growing up, the oldest's struggle to make money, all sorts of trials and heartbreak, and forbidden loves - a curse that carries on through the family. Very gripping and much history woven into the story. That's why I like reading and re-reading Taylor Caldwell.
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Read this quite some time ago, but remember liking it very much
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Did not like this book - very depressing