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Rosemary [electronic resource] : The Hidden Kennedy Daughter. Kate Clifford Larson.

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  • ISBN: 9780547617954 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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Summary, etc.: They were the most prominent American family of the twentieth century. The daughter they secreted away made all the difference. Joe and Rose Kennedy's strikingly beautiful daughter Rosemary attended exclusive schools, was presented as a debutante to the Queen of England, and traveled the world with her high-spirited sisters. And yet, Rosemary was intellectually disabled — a secret fiercely guarded by her powerful and glamorous family. Major new sources — Rose Kennedy's diaries and correspondence, school and doctors' letters, and exclusive family interviews — bring Rosemary alive as a girl adored but left far behind by her competitive siblings. Kate Larson reveals both the sensitive care Rose and Joe gave to Rosemary and then — as the family's standing reached an apex — the often desperate and duplicitous arrangements the Kennedys made to keep her away from home as she became increasingly intractable in her early twenties. Finally,...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 18809 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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