New York : HarperLuxe, c2012
1st HarperLuxe edDescription:
317 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9780062088888 (pbk.), 0062088882 (pbk.), 0062088882 :, Language:
Defined in the public eye by her two high-profile marriages, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis faced a personal crossroads on the eve of 1975. Her relationship With Aristotle Onassis was crumbling while his health was rapidly declining. Her children were nearing adulthood, soon to leave her with an empty nest. But 1975 would also be a time of incredible growth and personal renaissance for Jackie, the year in which she reinvented herself and rediscovered talents and passions she had set aside for her roles as wife and mother. Author and journalist Tina Cassidy explores this prolific yet daunting year, including Jackie's part in the campaign to preserve Grand Central Terminal in New York City; her pursuit of a real career, in the editorial department of Viking Press; the death of her second husband and her fraught relationship with his surviving daughter; and the London bombing that almost took her own daughter's life. Cassidy has unearthed new information, and reveals intimate stories from earlier years that would lay the foundation for her new life beginning in 1975.--From publisher description
Prologue -- The wife -- The writer -- The preservationist -- The widow -- The target -- The seeker -- The hot prospect -- The working woman -- The empty nester -- Epilogue
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