All Too Human: The Love Story of Jack and Jackie Kennedy

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Simon and Schuster, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 403 pages
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The private bonds that united John and Jacqueline Kennedy hove always remained shrouded in secrecy and misunderstanding.Now Edward Klein, a former editor of The New York Times Magazine -- and a friend of Jackie -- recreates the Kennedy marriage in unprecedented detail, shedding new light on the relationship at the heart of Camelot. From their first meeting in 1951 to the President's assassination in 1963, this is a rich, personal portrait of the couple, and answers the questions millions hove posed: Was Jack in love with Jackie? And was she in love with him? Did Jack's father Joseph Kennedy, arrange his son's marriage? Did events on their honeymoon shape the future course of their marriage? Was Jackie aware of Jack's compulsive womanizing and how did she react? Did Jackie have affairs of her own? Did the enormous strains of the presidency -- and the tragic death of their infant son Patrick-- draw Jack and Jackie closer together? Impeccably researched end brimming with fresh information, ALL TOO HUMAN reveals the private husband end wife behind the grand image -- while presenting their haunting love story for the first time in all its most intimate facets.
 

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Contents

1ME The Way of the World
31
fOUR These Charming People
49
fIVt A Rendezvous with Death
79
SIX From This Moment On
99
EIGHT For Better for Worse
143
Notes
343
Bibliography
367
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Edward Klein Edward Klein was born in Yonkers, New York, in 1936. He is a well-known writer and editor with a distinguished career in American journalism. He covered John F. Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign, served as a foreign correspondent in Asia, and was foreign editor of Newsweek. During his eleven years as editor in chief of The New York Times Magazine, it won the first Pulitzer Prize in its history. His articles have appeared in New York; Manhattan, inc.; Parade; and Vanity Fair. Coauthor of If Isreal Lost the War and author of The Parachutists, Edward Klein lives with his wife in New York City and Bridgehampton, Long Island. Author photo: Gasper Tringale

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