Sweet Caroline: Last Child of Camelot
She is the heiress to a legacy of power, wealth, unfulfilled promise, and unspeakable tragedy. Her father was gunned down before a stunned world forty years ago, forever changing the course of history. Her mother became the most celebrated American woman of the twentieth century -- an icon of style, glamour, and personal courage. Her brother was the most promising Kennedy of his generation -- a global heartthrob who was killed when his plane crashed within sight of his mother's estate on Martha's Vineyard. Through it all, the sole surviving member of Camelot's First Family, Caroline Kennedy, has remained largely a mystery. Until now. In the manner of his #1 New York Times bestsellers The Day Diana Died and The Day John Died, as well as his other bestselling books on the Kennedys, Jack and Jackie and Jackie After Jack, Christopher Andersen draws on important sources -- many speaking here for the first time -- to provide a full, compelling portrait of Caroline, the young wife and mother left to carry on in her legendary family's name. Among the revelations:
Sweet Caroline: Last Child of Camelot is an often moving, always captivating look at the life of one little girl who was handed more than her share of heartache -- and has not only survived but flourished. It is the story of America's daughter.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - briandrewz - LibraryThing
This was a wonderfully intimate biography of a very private woman. Christopher Andersen does a good job profiling America's favorite princess, and reveals how she became the woman she is today. A great read that was over too quickly. Read full review
Sweet Caroline: last child of CamelotUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
All we know is that Andersen's next subject is an American who is always in the news. With a one-day laydown on October 21. Read full review