The Kennedy heirs : John, Caroline, and the new generation--a legacy of triumph and tragedy
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New York : St. Martin's Press, 2019.
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Published
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2019.
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Book
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xv, 606 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Language
English

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [561]-581) and index.
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"A unique burden was inherited by the children of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and his celebrated siblings Senators Robert and Ted Kennedy. Raised in a world of enormous privilege against the backdrop of American history, this third generation of Kennedys often veered between towering accomplishment and devastating defeat. In his revelatory new book, acclaimed Kennedy historian J. Randy Taraborrelli draws back the curtain on the next generation of America's most famous family. John Kennedy, Jr.'s life in the public eye is explored, following the Kennedy scion as he faced the challenges posed by marrying his great love, Carolyn Bessette. Riveting new details are shared about the couple's tragic demise--and why Ethel Kennedy advised Carolyn not to take the trip that would ultimately end her life. John's sister, Caroline Kennedy, had her own complicated relationships, including a marriage to Ed Schlossberg that surprised her mother, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and an unexpected bond with her mother-in-law, Mae Schlossberg. Additional stories, many shared here for the first time, illuminate the rest of the Kennedy dynasty: Kara Kennedy, Ted's daughter, and her valiant battle against lung cancer; how Ted's wife Vicki introduced a new era of feminism to the Kennedy family; the lifelong struggles with addiction faced by Bobby Kennedy Jr. and Patrick Kennedy; the unexpected way pop star Taylor Swift helped Conor Kennedy heal after the death of his mother, Bobby's wife Mary; and Congressman Joe Kennedy III's rise to prominence. At the center of it all is the family's indomitable matriarch, Ethel Kennedy--a formidable presence with her maddening eccentricities and inspiring courage. Based on hundreds of exclusive first-hand interviews and cultivated over twenty years of research--including numerous Oral Histories from the JFK Library and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute--The Kennedy Heirs is an epic drama of ambition, scandal, pride and power."--Dust jacket.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Taraborrelli, J. R. (2019). The Kennedy heirs: John, Caroline, and the new generation--a legacy of triumph and tragedy (First edition.). St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Taraborrelli, J. Randy. 2019. The Kennedy Heirs: John, Caroline, and the New Generation--a Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy. St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Taraborrelli, J. Randy. The Kennedy Heirs: John, Caroline, and the New Generation--a Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy St. Martin's Press, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Taraborrelli, J. Randy. The Kennedy Heirs: John, Caroline, and the New Generation--a Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy First edition., St. Martin's Press, 2019.

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