The Resource Kick Kennedy : the charmed life and tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter, Barbara Leaming

Kick Kennedy : the charmed life and tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter, Barbara Leaming

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Kick Kennedy : the charmed life and tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter
Title
Kick Kennedy
Title remainder
the charmed life and tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Leaming
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy was the incandescent life force of the fabled Kennedy family, her father's acknowledged "favorite of all the children" and her brother Jack's "psychological twin." She was the Kennedy of Kennedys, sure of her privilege, magnetically charming and somehow not quite like anyone else on whatever stage she happened to grace. The daughter of the American ambassador to the Court of St. James's, Kick swept into Britain's aristocracy like a fresh wind on a sweltering summer day. In a decaying world where everything was based on stultifying sameness and similarity, she was gloriously, exhilaratingly different. Kick was the girl whom all the boys fell in love with, the girl who remained painfully out of reach for most of them. To Kick, everything about this life was fun and amusing--until suddenly it was not. For this is also a story of how a girl like Kick, a girl who had everything, a girl who seemed made for happiness, confronted crushing sadness. Willing to pay the price for choosing the love she wanted, she would have to face the consequences of forsaking much that was dear to her. Bestselling and award-winning biographer Barbara Leaming draws on her unique access to firsthand accounts, extensive conversations with many of the key players, and previously unseen sources to transport us to another world, one of immense wealth, arcane rituals and rules, glamour and tragedy, that has now disappeared forever
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leaming, Barbara
Dewey number
  • 973.922092/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E843.K45
LC item number
L43 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, Kathleen
  • Socialites
  • Kennedy family
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Americans
  • Young women
  • Young women
  • Catholics
  • Great Britain
  • Presidents
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Kick Kennedy : the charmed life and tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter, Barbara Leaming
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn939911252
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250071316
Lccn
2016007364
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o939911252
  • (OCoLC)939911252
Label
Kick Kennedy : the charmed life and tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter, Barbara Leaming
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn939911252
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250071316
Lccn
2016007364
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o939911252
  • (OCoLC)939911252

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