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Mrs. Kennedy: The Missing History of the Kennedy Years

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Drawing from recently declassified top-secret material, as well as revelatory eyewitness accounts, Secret Service records, and Jacqueline Kennedy's personal letters, bestselling biographer Barbara Leaming answers the question: what was it like to be Mrs. John F. Kennedy during the dramatic thousand days of the Kennedy presidency? Brilliantly researched, Leaming's poignant and powerful chronicle illuminates the tumultuous day-to-day life of a woman who entered the White House at age thirty-one, seven years into a complex and troubled marriage, and left at thirty-four after her husband's assassination. Revealing the full story of the interplay of sex and politics in Washington, andlt;Iandgt;Mrs. Kennedyandlt;/Iandgt; will indelibly challenge our vision of this fascinating woman, and bring a new perspective to her crucial role in the Kennedy presidency.

Synopsis:

Jacqueline Kennedy entered the White House at the age of 31, seven years into a troubled marriage, and left at 34, the widow of an assassinated President. Acclaimed biographer Leaming has written the first full account of Kennedy's life during the dramatic thousand days of John F. Kennedy's presidency. photos.

About the Author

Barbara Leaming is the author of the critically acclaimed Orson Welles and the New York Times bestseller Katharine Hepburn. Her articles have appeared in Vanity Fair and The New York Times Magazine. She lives in Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743227490
Author:
Leaming, Barbara
Publisher:
Free Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Presidents' spouses
Subject:
First Ladies
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy
Subject:
Presidents' spouses -- United States.
Subject:
Biography-First Ladies
Subject:
US History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16pp photo insert
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 13.405 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Jacqueline Kennedy entered the White House at the age of 31, seven years into a troubled marriage, and left at 34, the widow of an assassinated President. Acclaimed biographer Leaming has written the first full account of Kennedy's life during the dramatic thousand days of John F. Kennedy's presidency. photos.
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