little brother

December 14, 2009

I just read Ted Kennedy’s memoir True Compass. It’s long, but really interesting, and he describes everything from his childhood to his last year. In a way it reminded me of Romeo Dallaire’s Shake Hands With the Devil, in that it’s clear that the author is trying to be very honest but just can’t have a broad enough perspective to tell the whole story. Not that I know more than either TK or RD, but that the writing demonstrates the necessity for both public and personal narratives.


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