Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot

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G.K. Hall, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 844 pages
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If ever three women would be changed, and challenged, by their marriages, they would be Jacqueline Bouvier, Ethel Skakel, and Joan Bennett. None of them, as radiant brides, could have been prepared for the fame, tragedies, and difficult lives awaiting them. As they struggled to cope with their husbands' infidelities and scandals, the assassinations of Jack and Bobby Kennedy, and the harsh glare of constant media attention, they formed a kind of sisterhood. Here is a biography that for the first time captures the relationships of these three extraordinary women.

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User Review  - amandamay83 - LibraryThing

This book read a bit like a gossip column...not that that's necessarily a bad thing, but when I finished, I didn't feel I'd really read a history book. It was fascinating, however, to read some of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Debbi Dw - Goodreads

For someone born just after Kennedy was elected this was eye opening in terms of the limited choices even wealthy, well educated women had this late after WW2. I'm not a celebrity follower, yet I ... Read full review


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Bestselling author and news reporter J. Randy Taraborrelli was born on February 29, 1956. His biographies have focused on celebrities such as Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Madonna, Elizabeth Taylor, and Marilyn Monroe. His biography called The Hiltons: The True Story of an American Dynasty, made it to the New York Times bestseller list in 2014. Taraborrelli has been a guest on television programs including Today, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Larry King Live, Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, and CNN. He also contributes entertainment articles internationally to Hello!, The Daily Mail and Sunday Mail, and Australia's Women's Weekly.

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