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Barbara Leaming
Barbara Leaming is the author of the forthcoming “Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter” (Thomas Dunne Books, April 12, 2016). She has written three New York Times bestsellers, including her recent book “Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis”. Leaming’s... show more



Barbara Leaming is the author of the forthcoming “Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter” (Thomas Dunne Books, April 12, 2016). She has written three New York Times bestsellers, including her recent book “Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis”. Leaming’s book “Churchill Defiant” received The Emery Reves Award from the International Churchill Centre. Her groundbreaking biography of America's 35th President, “Jack Kennedy: The Education of a Statesman” was the first to detail the lifelong influence of British history and culture and especially of Winston Churchill on JFK. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, the Times of London and other periodicals. She lives in Connecticut.www.facebook.com/barbara.leaming1

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Sailing in a Sea of Words
Sailing in a Sea of Words rated it 4 months ago
Book: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story Author: Barbara Leaming Genre: Non-Fiction/Biography Summary: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story is the first book to document Jackie's thirty-one-year struggle with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here is the w...
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KOMET rated it 3 years ago
Upon immersing myself in "Mrs. Kennedy: The Missing History of the Kennedy Years", I felt as if I were an actual witness to a marriage between 2 remarkable people, whose lives together became bound up with the politics, culture, ethos, and destiny of a nation. At the time of their marriage in Sept...
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~*Krissys Bookshelf Reviews*~ rated it 8 years ago
I think Marilyn Monroe was one of those people that was way a head of her time for her generation. I think she is one of those women that will always be an idol for women and would have done fabulously for females in our own time. She was a girl that wasn't perfect or flawless, she was a full figure...
Beauty and the Book
Beauty and the Book rated it 11 years ago
This book was very depressing. I think it made Marilyn out to be a victim and did not talk about any of the positive things in her life. I also think the book focused too much on production companies and not enough on her.
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