John F. Kennedy

Why England Slept

originally published:
New York

We offered this copy of the first edition in 2003.


  • First Book(1940)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 1/20/1917
died: 11/22/1963
born as: John Fitzgerald Kennedy

President and occasional author. Prior to his presidency he wrote Why England Slept, As We Remember Joe, and Profiles in Courage.


We offered this copy of the Memorial edition, from the personal library of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (the book's dedicatee) and with her bookplate, in our first Classic Book Cards set.