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Diana & Jackie : maidens, mothers, myths

Author: Jay Mulvaney
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Compares two female icons of the twentieth century--Diana, Princess of Wales, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis--in a study of myth and femininity in the modern world.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Diana, Princess of Wales; Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis; Prinzessin) Diana (Wales; Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Mulvaney
ISBN: 0312282044 9780312282042
OCLC Number: 49663040
Description: xiii, 319 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Two Weddings 1 --
1. Gilded Daughters of Privilege 11 --
2. Darling Daddy (and Mummy Dearest) 25 --
3. Separation Anxiety: Children of Divorce 39 --
4. A Girl at an Impressionable Age 53 --
5. Maidens 67 --
6. The Men They Married 77 --
7. Courtship and Engagement 93 --
8. Wedded Wives 111 --
9. The Mothers-in-Law: Elizabeth Windsor and Rose Kennedy 123 --
10. The Windsors and the Kennedys 139 --
11. Mothers 151 --
12. Supernovas 173 --
13. Smashing the Archetypes: The Rebels Within 189 --
14. The End of the Dream 203 --
15. Myths 215 --
16. Two Ladies, Alone 233 --
17. Owning a Piece of the Myth: Two Sales of the Century 251 --
18. Second Loves 265 --
19. Touched by the Sun 277 --
Epilogue: Two Funerals 287.
Other Titles: Diana and Jackie
Responsibility: Jay Mulvaney.
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Diana Princess of Wales, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis lives have been well documented. This text offers an intimate look at the parallel lives and cultural impacts of these two women.  Read more...

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"I never noticed the extraordinary parallels between their front-page-famous lives until now. I so enjoyed reading this book." --Dominick Dunne

 
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