Jackie After O

Jackie After O

One Remarkable Year When Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Defied Expectations and Rediscovered Her Dreams

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Filled with intimate stories of her years before 1975, and illustrated with black-and-white photos, this fascinating account documents one extraordinary year in the life of America's favorite first lady and international icon as she, after losing her second husband, found her true calling in life. 50,000 first printing.

Former Boston Globe reporter Tina Cassidy delivers a remarkable account of one year in the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, America&;s favorite first lady and an international icon. 1975 was a year of monumental changes for Jackie: it was the year she lost her second husband, shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, saved one of New York City&;s cultural landmarks at Grand Central Station, and found her true calling&;not as a powerful man&;s wife or the mother of future leaders, but as a woman of the workforce with a keen mind and a dedication to excellence. Readers of Christopher Andersen&;s Jackie After Jack and Pamela Clarke Keogh&;s Jackie Style will find no better look at the intimate world of America&;s Queen of Camelot than Tina Cassidy&;s Jackie After O.

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Defined in the public eye by her two high-profile marriages, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis faced a personal crossroads on the eve of 1975. Her relationship with Aristotle Onassis was crumbling while his health was rapidly declining. Her children were nearing adulthood, soon to leave her with an empty nest. But 1975 would also be a time of incredible growth and personal renaissance for Jackie, the year in which she reinvented herself and rediscovered talents and passions she had set aside for her roles as wife and mother. Author and journalist Tina Cassidy explores this prolific yet daunting year, including Jackie's part in the campaign to preserve Grand Central Terminal in New York City; her pursuit of a real career, in the editorial department of Viking Press; the death of her second husband and her fraught relationship with his surviving daughter; and the London bombing that almost took her own daughter's life. Cassidy has unearthed new information, and reveals intimate stories from earlier years that would lay the foundation for her new life beginning in 1975.--From publisher description.
Documents one extraordinary year in the life of the former First Lady and international icon as she embarked on a new phase of her life after the death of her second husband and found her true calling.

Publisher: New York : ItBooks, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061994333
Branch Call Number: Biography On11c
Characteristics: 276 p. : ill. ; 22 cm


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fairboy Jul 18, 2012

If you've read more than one book about Jackie there isn't anything here you haven't already read.


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