Jack and Jackie: portrait of an American marriage

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Thorndike Press, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 714 pages
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Theirs was one of the great love stories of our time. John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier captured the world's imagination as perhaps no other husband and wife in modern history have.

International bestselling author Christopher Andersen examines their unique partnership and the courage, grace, and humor that defined it. Jack and Jackie is at once a portrait of a marriage, a glittering fairy tale, a saga of triumph and tragedy, and -- above all -- a love story.

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User Review  - briandrewz - LibraryThing

This was an interesting take on one of the most famous marriages of the twentieth century. Though it relies heavily on testimony from close "friends" and acquaintances of the Kennedys, the book gives ... Read full review

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User Review  - lunza - LibraryThing

Interesting read. He makes the case that Jackie was after money; that Jack needed a wife to run for president and fulfill his father's ambitions; that Jackie tolerated Jack's philandering because her ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Andersen is a former Contributing Editor of Time Magazine, and Senior Editor of People.