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Prince Charming: The John F. Kennedy, Jr. Story Wendy Leigh

Prince Charming: The John F. Kennedy, Jr. Story

Wendy Leigh

Published in 1993 and covers only the first 33 years of his life. Would be equally as interesting in reading his life between 93-99 from this author.
Helen

rated itit was ok
over 2 years ago

While it was a quick read I have to take it with a grain if salt bc the author got Carolines wedding date wrong. It was July 19th. Not June 19th as disclosed in this book
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Erin

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over 8 years ago

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ISBN : 9780451200808
Paperback
368 pages
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 About the Book 

In telling this extraordinary story, this enthralling unauthorized biography reveals as no other the inner dynamics of the marriage between John and Jacqueline Kennedy, of the love between them, the tensions, and the rebirth of intimate affection inMoreIn telling this extraordinary story, this enthralling unauthorized biography reveals as no other the inner dynamics of the marriage between John and Jacqueline Kennedy, of the love between them, the tensions, and the rebirth of intimate affection in the months before a bullet shattered the dream of Camelot. It shows the kind of father that John Kennedy was, and the kind of mother that Jacqueline Kennedy turned out to be. It examines the Kennedy clan, with its loyalties, scandals, secret feuds and open splits, and the roles that Robert and Ted Kennedy played in trying to be father figures to John, Jr. It offers a riveting, at times shocking account of Jackies strange marriage to Aristotle Onassis, her relationships with other men, and how they affected John as he grew up in a world that he never made but that would not let him forget who he was and what was expected of him. But most of all, of course, the revealing spotlight is on John Kennedy, Jr., himself, bewildered at his fathers death and its devastating effects on all he thought was normal- growing up with Secret Service men as his constant companions- trying to be just another kid in a New York private school and finding how impossible that was- his break-out years at Phillips Andover, where he displayed a wild streak few imagined in him- his time at Brown University, where he discovered the power he had over women. It reveals his dreams of becoming an actor and how close he was to total commitment before familial pressures made him choose law as a career. And it intimately details his relationships with a string of the most stunning and sexy women in America - including Madonna and Daryl Hannah - a list that indicates he is his fathers son in more ways than one.