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Thurston Clarke

Award Winning Historian

Travels From

New York


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BIO

Thurston Clarke is the bestselling author of eleven widely acclaimed works of history, biography, travel literature, and fiction. His account of the 1968 campaign of Robert F. Kennedy, The Last Campaign, was on the hardcover nonfiction New York Times bestseller list for five weeks and was chosen by Amazon as a best book of 2008. Three of his other books have been New York Times notable books. The rights to his The Last Campaign have been acquired  for a major feature film about Robert F. Kennedy. His book Pearl Harbor Ghosts was the basis of a major prime-time CBS News documentary, for which he was the principal on-camera narrator. His bestselling Lost Hero, a biography of Raoul Wallenberg, was made into an award-winning NBC miniseries. His articles have appeared in Vanity Fair, Glamour, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and numerous other publications. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Lowell Thomas Award for travel literature. He lives in the Adirondacks with his wife and three daughters.


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BOOKS

Abridged Compact Disc
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The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy and the Speech That Changed America
Macmillan Audio

A close-up on one of American history’s most splendid events, JFK’s inaugural week, and the creation of the speech that inspired a generation and brought hope...

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The Last Campaign: Thurston's discussion of his acclaimed new book, and the lessons of Robert F. Kennedy that inform his legacy and the legacy of his historical moment.


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