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America's Queen By Sarah Bradford

America's Queen
by Sarah Bradford

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Jackie Bouvier's privileged upbringing instilled rigid self-control, while her expedient marriage into the Kennedy clan consolidated her determination. Here is the private Jackie - neglected wife, vigilant mother, obsessive shopper and working widow - whose fascinating nature is illuminated by all that Bradford has discovered.
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America's Queen: The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis by Sarah Bradford

Sarah Bradford's America's Queen is the definitive biography of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - a fascinating account of an extraordinary life. Jackie Bouvier's privileged upbringing instilled rigid self-control, while her expedient marriage into the Kennedy clan consolidated her determination. Revealing new testimony from many of the couple's closest friends show the profound complexities both of this very public relationship, including the affairs that threatened it, and of her controversial marriage to Onassis. Here is the private Jackie - neglected wife, vigilant mother, obsessive shopper and working widow - whose fascinating nature is illuminated by all that Bradford has discovered. 'Exceptionally intelligent and well-written ... a thumping good read' Mail on Sunday Sarah Bradford is an historian and biographer. Previous books include biographies of Disraeli (winner of the New York Times Book of the Year), Princess Grace, Diana, Princess of Wales and most recently Queen Elizabeth II. She lives in London SW6.

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About Sarah Bradford


Sarah Bradford is an historian and biographer. Previous books include biographies of Disraeli (winner of the New York Times Book of the Year), Princess Grace, and most recently of Diana, Princess of Wales. She lives in London SW6.

Table of Contents


Golden Gatsby years; daddy's little girl; the education of a nymph; the daring young man on the flying trapeze; clan initiation; twin icebergs; seeking the golden fleece; queen of the circus; coronation; the house of the sun king; America's queen; salad days; rendezvous with death; profile in courage; the knights of Camelot; la dolce vita; Odysseus; "one foolish dream"; the curse of the House of Onassis; Greek labyrinth; New York - new life; private lives; matriarch; pilgrim's end; and so farewell; epilogue.

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GOR000533964
America's Queen: The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis by Sarah Bradford
Sarah Bradford
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2001-09-27
704
0140264108
9780140264104
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