Little, Brown & Co. 1983. First edition, 2nd printing edition. Very good condition, original dust jacket, large oversized book, 11 1/4 ” x 8 ¾”. Illustrated with 16 pages color and 180 black and white photographs throughout. 280 pages. Kennedy and William Manchester first met in Boston in 1946. They were both still revovering from crippling wounds suffered in the Pacific, where they both had been in fierce combat. Their friendship grew and deepened over the years. This is a oversized book lavishly illustrated with 16 pages of color and over 180 b&w photos.