By Dr. Alma H. Bond
Not simply one other biography, Jackie O: at the sofa highlights, for the 1st time, Jackie’s existence from her personal point of view, as imagined by way of writer Dr. Alma Bond, a psychoanalyst and long-time scholar of Jackie lore.
The proof are all traditionally right, as are the information, the Washington intrigue and politics, and the exam of the position of girls in society and within the White condo. Jackie speaks of her have to checklist her tale truthfully—to substitute the hodgepodge of lies released in the course of her lifetime. talking as an older lady, she ponders how her issues of view have replaced from these she held whilst she used to be young.
The booklet delves into her youth and explores how and why Jackie grew to become the individual she was once. It additionally explores the Kennedys, and the way John F. Kennedy’s historical past affected his marriage. Jackie’s deep love for Jack, his early inattentiveness, their problems jointly, his outrageous womanizing, satisfied instances on the White condominium, and the tragedy of his assassination―all are considered via Jackie’s eyes.
Jackie writes of her desire for Aristotle Onassis, debunking the concept that she married him only for his cash, and lines the pleased early years of the wedding via to its dramatic cave in and Ari’s tough death.
A various Jackie enters the area of publishing. Her new character permits her to set up her best possible courting with the stout and adoring Maurice Tempelsman, until eventually non-Hodgkins lymphoma takes her existence in 1994, at age 63.
Jackie O: at the sofa is a different exploration of the lifestyles, loves, and ideas of a very good old determine. Jackie Kennedy Onassis deeply prized her privateness and, consequently, she used to be either respected and mysterious. during this ebook, a lot of the secret is shed as Jackie ultimately emerges as a completely fleshed-out, third-dimensional person―a real man or woman, with huge, immense strengths and shortcomings, who we all can now comprehend and get pleasure from, might be for the 1st time.
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