Jacqueline bouvier kennedy onassis : The Untold Story. / Barbara Leaming.
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- ISBN: 9781250017635 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
The untold story of how one woman's life was changed forever in a matter of seconds by a horrific trauma.Barbara Leaming's extraordinary and deeply sensitive biography is the first book to document Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' brutal, lonely and valiant thirty-one year struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that followed JFK's assassination.Here is the woman as she has never been seen before. In heartrending detail, we witness a struggle that unfolded at times before our own eyes, but which we failed to understand.Leaming's biography also makes clear the pattern of Jackie's life as a whole. We see how a spirited young woman's rejection of a predictable life led her to John F. Kennedy and the White House, how she sought to reconcile the conflicts of her marriage and the role she was to play, and how the trauma of her husband's murder which left her soaked in his blood and brains led her to seek a very different kind of life from the one...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3304 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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