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Mrs. Kennedy and Me

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The #1 andlt;Iandgt;New York Times andlt;/Iandgt;bestselling memoir by Clint Hill that andlt;iandgt;Kirkus Reviewsandlt;/iandgt; called and#8220;clear and honest prose free from salaciousness and gossip,and#8221; Jackie Kennedyand#8217;s personal Secret Service agent details his very close relationship with the First Lady during the four years leading up to and following President John F. Kennedyand#8217;s tragic assassination.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In those four years, Hill was by Mrs. Kennedyand#8217;s side for some of the happiest moments as well as the darkest. He was there for the birth of John, Jr. on November 25, 1960, as well as for the birth and sudden death of Patrick Bouvier Kennedy on August 8, 1963. Three and a half months later, the unthinkable happened.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Forty-seven years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the one vivid image that never leaves Clint Hilland#8217;s mind is that of President Kennedyand#8217;s head lying on Mrs. Kennedyand#8217;s lap in the back seat of the limousine, his eyes fixed, blood splattered all over the back of the car, Mrs. Kennedy, and Hill as well. Sprawled on the trunk of the car as it sped away from Dealey Plaza, Hill clung to the sides of the car, his feet wedged in so his body was as high as possible. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Clint Hill jumped on the car too late to save the president, but all he knew after that first shot was that if more shots were coming, the bullets had to hit him instead of the First Lady. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Mrs. Kennedyand#8217;s strength, class, and dignity over those tragic four days in November 1963 held the country together.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This is the story, told for the first time, of the man who perhaps held her together.

Synopsis:

An enthralling, tragic, and intensely private portrayal of the captivating first lady from a man who knew her like no one else

When Secret Service agent Clint Hill was initially assigned to guard First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, he envisioned tea parties and gray-haired matrons. But as soon as he met her, he was swept up in the whirlwind of her beauty, her grace, her intelligence, her coy humor, her magnificent composure, and her extraordinary spirit. For four years, Clint was by Jackies side—through the early days of JFKs presidency; the birth of sons John and Patrick and Patricks sudden death; Kennedy-family holidays; her intriguing meeting with Aristotle Onassis; and the presidents assassination and the dark days that followed. Filled with unforgettable details, startling revelations, and sparkling, intimate moments, this is the once-in-a-lifetime story of a man doing the most exciting job in the world, with a woman all the world loved, and the haunting tragedy that ended it all too soon.

Synopsis:

The New York Times bestselling true story of the four years Clint Hill spent as Jacqueline Kennedy’s Secret Service Agent: “Of the many words written about Jacqueline Kennedy, these are among the best” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

From the election of John Fitzgerald Kennedy in November 1960 until after the election of Lyndon Johnson in 1964, Clint Hill was by Mrs. Kennedy’s side for some of the happiest moments as well as the darkest. He was there for the birth of John, Jr. on November 25, 1960, as well as for the birth and sudden death of Patrick Bouvier Kennedy on August 8, 1963. Then three and a half months later, the unthinkable happened.

Nearly fifty years after the assassination of JFK, Clint Hill tells his story for the first time, offering a tender, enthralling, and tragic portrayal of how a man who started life in a North Dakota orphanage became the most trusted person in the life of the captivating First Lady. When he was initially assigned to the new First Lady, Agent Hill envisioned tea parties and gray-haired matrons. But as soon as he met her, he was swept up in the whirlwind of her beauty, her grace, her intelligence, her coy humor, her magnificent composure, and her extraordinary spirit.

Filled with unforgettable details, startling revelations, and sparkling, intimate moments, this is the once-in-a-lifetime story of a man doing the most exciting job in the world, with a woman all the world loved, and the tragedy that ended it all too soon.

About the Author

Clint Hill is the andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling author of andlt;iandgt;Mrs. Kennedy and Meandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Five Days in Novemberandlt;/iandgt;. A former United States Secret Service agent who was in the presidential motorcade during the John F. Kennedy assassination, Hill remained assigned to Mrs. Kennedy and the children until after the 1964 presidential election. He then was assigned to President Lyndon B. Johnson at the White House and later to Richard Nixon, eventually becoming the Assistant Director of the Secret Service for all protection. He retired in 1975.Lisa McCubbin is an award-winning journalist who has been a television news anchor and reporter, hosted her own radio show, and spent more than five years in the Middle East as a freelance writer. She is the coauthor of the andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestsellers andlt;iandgt;Mrs. Kennedy and Meandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;Five Days in Novemberandlt;/Iandgt;,andlt;Iandgt; andlt;/Iandgt;andandlt;iandgt; The Kennedy Detailandlt;/iandgt;. Visit her at LisaMcCubbin.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781451648461
Author:
Hill, Clint
Publisher:
Gallery Books
Author:
McCubbin, Lisa
Author:
Hill, Clint
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography-Political
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
JFK bestsellers, John Kennedy assassination, best Jackie Kennedy books, First Lady, President John F Kennedy memoirs, Secret Service books, November 1963, Kennedy Detail, Jackie Kennedy relationships, Jacqueline Bouvier
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
B-w photos throughout
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.31 in

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Product details 352 pages Gallery Books - English 9781451648461 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An enthralling, tragic, and intensely private portrayal of the captivating first lady from a man who knew her like no one else

When Secret Service agent Clint Hill was initially assigned to guard First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, he envisioned tea parties and gray-haired matrons. But as soon as he met her, he was swept up in the whirlwind of her beauty, her grace, her intelligence, her coy humor, her magnificent composure, and her extraordinary spirit. For four years, Clint was by Jackies side—through the early days of JFKs presidency; the birth of sons John and Patrick and Patricks sudden death; Kennedy-family holidays; her intriguing meeting with Aristotle Onassis; and the presidents assassination and the dark days that followed. Filled with unforgettable details, startling revelations, and sparkling, intimate moments, this is the once-in-a-lifetime story of a man doing the most exciting job in the world, with a woman all the world loved, and the haunting tragedy that ended it all too soon.

"Synopsis" by , The New York Times bestselling true story of the four years Clint Hill spent as Jacqueline Kennedy’s Secret Service Agent: “Of the many words written about Jacqueline Kennedy, these are among the best” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

From the election of John Fitzgerald Kennedy in November 1960 until after the election of Lyndon Johnson in 1964, Clint Hill was by Mrs. Kennedy’s side for some of the happiest moments as well as the darkest. He was there for the birth of John, Jr. on November 25, 1960, as well as for the birth and sudden death of Patrick Bouvier Kennedy on August 8, 1963. Then three and a half months later, the unthinkable happened.

Nearly fifty years after the assassination of JFK, Clint Hill tells his story for the first time, offering a tender, enthralling, and tragic portrayal of how a man who started life in a North Dakota orphanage became the most trusted person in the life of the captivating First Lady. When he was initially assigned to the new First Lady, Agent Hill envisioned tea parties and gray-haired matrons. But as soon as he met her, he was swept up in the whirlwind of her beauty, her grace, her intelligence, her coy humor, her magnificent composure, and her extraordinary spirit.

Filled with unforgettable details, startling revelations, and sparkling, intimate moments, this is the once-in-a-lifetime story of a man doing the most exciting job in the world, with a woman all the world loved, and the tragedy that ended it all too soon.

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