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Janet And Jackie

Author : Jan Pottker
ISBN : 9781466852303
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Despite hundreds of books and thousands of articles on Jackie Kennedy, surprisingly little is known about her mother's role in her life and achievements. Often dismissed as a social climber who faded into the woodwork after she divorced Jackie's father-the dashing, disreputable "Black Jack" Bouvier-and married the rich Hugh D. Auchincloss, Janet not only played a pivotal part in Jackie's own wedding to JFK, but often served as a stand-in for Jackie during the White House years, and helped her cope with John and Caroline after the assassination. The only book to explore this fascinating mother-daughter relationship, Janet & Jackie is filled with stories that shed new light on the personal life of an American icon.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Jackie Janet Lee

Author : J. Randy Taraborrelli
ISBN : 9781250128034
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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*THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* *CURRENTLY BEING DEVELOPED FOR TELEVISION BY TOMORROW STUDIOS* A dazzling biography of three of the most glamorous women of the 20th Century: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, her mother Janet Lee Auchincloss, and her sister, Princess Lee Radziwill. “Do you know what the secret to happily-ever-after is?” Janet Bouvier Auchincloss would ask her daughters Jackie and Lee during their tea time. “Money and Power,” she would say. It was a lesson neither would ever forget. They followed in their mother’s footsteps after her marriages to the philandering socialite “Black Jack” Bouvier and the fabulously rich Standard Oil heir Hugh D. Auchincloss. Jacqueline Bouvier would marry John F. Kennedy and the story of their marriage is legendary, as is the story of her second marriage to Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. Less well known is the story of her love affair with a world renowned architect and a British peer. Her sister, Lee, had liaisons with one and possibly both of Jackie's husbands, in addition to her own three marriages—to an illegitimate royal, a Polish prince and a Hollywood director. If the Bouvier women personified beauty, style and fashion, it was their lust for money and status that drove them to seek out powerful men, no matter what the cost to themselves or to those they stepped on in their ruthless climb to the top. Based on hundreds of new interviews with friends and family of the Bouviers, among them their own half-brother, as well as letters and journals, J. Randy Taraborrelli's book paints an extraordinary psychological portrait of two famous sisters and their ferociously ambitious mother.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

What Jackie Taught Us

Author : Tina Santi Flaherty
ISBN : 9781101494271
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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She was a woman of confidence, focus, and passion, and it made her one of the world's greatest sources of inspiration and influence. She drew on a remarkable wealth of self-knowledge and a sense of purpose to cope with extraordinary public demands and overwhelming private needs. How can anyone emulate Jackie? What Jackie Taught Us offers Jackie's own personal lessons about how best to live one's life with poise, grace, and zest, including wisdom about image and style, courage and vision, men, marriage, motherhood, and motivation, and how best to apply those lessons to everyday life. With the shining example of this American icon, we can illuminate who we are, what we want—and what we truly need from ourselves and each other.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Coalition

Author : Bob Avis
ISBN : 9781465333599
Genre : Fiction
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Tuebor was the most advanced civilization in our sector of the galaxy and they willingly shared their technology with most of the civilizations they encountered during their space explorations. This led to the formation of the Hocage Alliance. The Vate decided that the Tuebor led Alliance would be an easy acquisition and started a war. However, they underestimated the resistance of the other members of the Alliance and found themselves in a vicious stalemate. The Balekian Empire engaged the Vate during their conquest of all civilizations they encountered. The Vate realized that they could not defeat the Empire, therefore, asked the Alliance to join them in an effort to defeat a enemy who eventually would consume the Alliance. After thousands of years of war, a truce was finally signed which eventually led to the formation of THE COALITION. Tueborian influence within THE COALITION began to erode and they sought help from the remnants of the genetically related colony established on Earth 66 million years ago. This led to the 12.3 light-year separation of a teenage girl and her parents. Jackie and Bob Cavish were supposedly killed in a car crash. After the initial shock of her parents deaths, Denise Cavish questions police about several incidents surrounding the accident that doesnt make sense including the unauthorized cremation of the bodies. The disappearance of Denises best friend Kim Longley seems to be unrelated to the Cavishs apparent deaths. Acting on her own, Denise follows a lead that takes her to a remote fishing cabin in Montana where she almost kills the man responsible for reuniting the family. Once together the family helps the Tueborians and THE COALITION in dealing with the Genigans and Ammonoids in Book I; the Imini, Esortians, and Reptilians in Book II; and the United Reptilian Systems, the Plasma People and the Cosmic Creature in Book III. The Genigans and especially the Reptilians tend to settle any disputes with war. The Imini are always in constant flight for survival but will fight to eat. The Esortians chase the Imini throughout the galaxy and multi- dimensions while attacking anyone who helps their foe. The Ammonoids are reluctant to share and prefer to control situations through the non-confrontational use of their technology. The Plasma People and the Cosmic Creature arewell far out. Book III concludes with the Day Of Truth and the final chance for Earth to join THE COALITION. The story gives an awesome sense of appreciation for each species own very special but trivial place in this magnificent mysterious multidimensional ever-evolving universe. They learned to face issues far greater than their own personal needs. As a group they gradually learned that they must bind together for mutual protection and prosperity. THE COALITION provides adventure, mystery, humor and a touch of love all developed by the gradual blending of characters and species. It also provides some thoughts concerning the following questions: Did you ever wonder why the Chicxulub impact was so amazingly effective in wiping out all dinosaurs on Earth? Why Earth has humanoids of various colors? Which, if any, humanoids are indigenous to Earth? Why media exposure to science fiction has dramatically increased during the past 25 years?
Category: Fiction

Kennedy Wives

Author : Amber Hunt
ISBN : 9781493016716
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Kennedys endure as American icons because of the mix between power and vulnerability that so many of them embodied. Our fascination and connection to them comes most strongly through the wives, whose pain, heartbreak, and grief seemed immensely public and lonely and personal at the same time. The Tragic Lives of the Kennedy Wives examines five of the Kennedy matriarchs: Rose, Jackie, Ethel, Joan, and Vicki through the lens of their marriages, their religion, their families, their activism and most of all, their tragedies. An important and fascinating exploration into the side of Camelot that was never quite kept from the public eye.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Jackie And The Preacher

Author : Janet M. Henderson
ISBN : 1449723632
Genre : Fiction
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Jacquelyn Taylor, a freelance writer from Chicago, joins the House of Prayer Church in Harlem to write an expose` on the youth pastor. Though the New York Times calls Dr. Malcolm Irving “God’s hope for America’s troubled youth,” Real Life magazine wants to know if he preaches the gospel or promotes his own agenda. Jackie doesn’t care one way or the other. A former call girl, fleeing an escort service, she feels the story about the preacher will hide her past, get her a promotion at the magazine, or a byline at the Times. She doesn’t know it will change her life. When she meets Malcolm, there is an instant attraction. He is handsome, single, magnetic, and persistent. Can he help her with a missing brother, a murdered client, and an angry pimp who stalks her, eager for revenge? Malcolm Irving has an unusual gift and can help more than Jackie realizes. He also has secrets that would shock the church. A lethally attractive, eloquent speaker, hounded by the media and in demand all over the world, he wants a wife more than anything else, and Jackie, with her provocative questions and guilty secrets, appeals to him at first sight. Could she be the woman for him? How can he get her to trust him? While ministering to gangsters, the homeless, and the bereaved, he sees the trouble ahead. Can he protect her from danger too? Set in Chicago, New York, Toronto, Pennsylvania, and Rio de Janeiro, and Europe, this heartwarming tale of a phenomenal preacher who falls for a “fallen” woman will delight you and inspire you from start to finish. Jackie and the Preacher is not like any novel you’ve read before. The characters are real and so is the message.
Category: Fiction

Diana And Jackie

Author : Jay Mulvaney
ISBN : 9781429978422
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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History has seen only a few women so magical, so evanescent, that they captured the spirit and imagination of their times. Diana, Princess of Wales and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis were two of these rare creatures. They were the most famous women of the twentieth century--admired, respected, even adored at times; rebuked, mocked and reviled at others. Separated by nationality and a generation apart, they led two surprisingly similar lives. Both were the daughters of acrimonious divorce. Both wed men twelve years their senior, men who needed "trophy brides" to advance their careers. Both married into powerful and domineering families, who tried, unsuccessfully, to tame their willful independence. Both inherited power through marriage and both rebelled within their official roles, forever crushing the archetype. And both revolutionized dynasties. And yet in many ways they were completely different: Jackie lived her life with an English "stiff upper lip"--never complaining, never explaining in the face of immense public curiosity. Diana lived her life with an American "quivering lower lip"--with televised tell-alls, exposing her family drama to a world eager for every detail. These two lives have been well documented but never before compared. And never before examined in the context of their times. Jay Mulvaney, author of Kennedy Weddings and Jackie: The Clothes of Camelot, probes the lives of these two twentieth century icons and discovers: -The nature of their personalities forged from the cradle by their relationships with their fathers, Black Jack Bouvier and Johnny Spencer -Their early years, and their early relationships with men. -Their marriages, and the truth behind the lies, the betrayals and the arrangements. -Their greatest achievements: motherhood. -Their prickly relationships with their august mothers-in-law, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy and Queen Elizabeth II -Their lives as single women, working mothers.Their roles as icons and archetypes. Graced with never before seen photographs from many private collections, and painstakingly researched, Diana and Jackie presents these two remarkable and unique women as they have never been seen before.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Jackie Kennedy

Author : Mohammed Badrul Alam
ISBN : 1594545588
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Intends to investigate the various facets of the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a person who symbolised herself as an American icon for most of her adult life both before, during and after her years in the White House as the First Lady of the United States. This book also examines the early years of Jacqueline Kennedy.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Contemporary Authors

Author : Gale Research Company
ISBN : 0787667153
Genre : Authors, American
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Three Little Ghosts

Author : Janet McNulty
Genre : Fiction
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In this fourth book in the Mellow Summers Series Mel finds herself on a new mystery with the ghosts of three little girls. While at the library investigating a ghost story for Tiny, a woman is murdered. As the investigation intensifies, Mel discovers that the victim was not so innocent after all. Embarking on one twist after another, Mel tries to find the murderer and help the three girls cross over.
Category: Fiction