These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie

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Publisher Description

They were the original power couple—outlandishly rich, impossibly attractive, and endlessly fascinating. Now, in this rare behind-the-scenes portrait of the Kenne­dys in their final year together, #1 New York Times bestselling biographer Christopher Andersen shows us a side of JFK and Jackie we’ve never seen before. Tender, intimate, complex, and, at times, explosive, theirs is a love story unlike any other—filled with secrets, scandals, and bomb­shells that could never be fully revealed … until now.

Andersen reveals stunning new details about the Kennedys’ rumored affairs—hers as well as his—and how they ultimately overcame all odds to save their marriage; the president’s many premonitions of his own death and how he repeatedly tried to pull out of his last fateful trip to Dallas; shocking revelations about how the couple, unaware of the dangers, became dependent on amphetamine injections, the real reason—according to his longtime personal physician—for JFK’s notorious libido; how the tragic death of their infant son Patrick led to an emotional outpouring from the president that surprised even their closest friends—and brought JFK and Jackie closer than they had ever been; and touching firsthand accounts of the family’s most private moments, before and after the assassination.

Drawing on hundreds of interviews conducted with the Kennedys’ inner circle—from family members and lifelong friends to key advisors and political confidants—Andersen takes us deeper inside the world of the president and his first lady than ever before. Unsparing yet sym­pathetic, bigger than life but all too real, These Few Precious Days captures the ups and downs of a marriage, a man, and a woman, the memories of which will continue to fascinate and inspire for generations to come.

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
NARRATOR
RD
Robertson Dean
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
09:19
hr min
RELEASED
2013
August 6
PUBLISHER
Blackstone Audio
SIZE
449.2
MB

Customer Reviews

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These Precious Few Days:The Final Days

This is a book of insightful observations and details, for which most of us never knew and will lend a deeper understanding of the truth behind the Kennedy family legends of the past fifty years.Recommend the audio version as well,to those who don't have the time to read.

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Lover of Camelot:)

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!! The intrigue of Camelot is so magical and this book it's the best!!!!!!!!! Reader is great. Finished it in two days!! Could not stop listening.

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