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Kick : the true story of JFK's sister and the heir to Chatsworth

Author: Paula Byrne
Publisher: New York : Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"Filled with a wealth of revealing new material and insight, the biography of the vivacious, unconventional--and nearly forgotten--young Kennedy sister who charmed American society and the English aristocracy and would break with her family for love."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Kathleen Kennedy; Kennedy family.; Kennedy family.; Kathleen Kennedy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Byrne
ISBN: 9780062296276 0062296272
OCLC Number: 940795946
Description: x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : kicking the surf --
Rose and Joe --
A beautiful and enchanting child --
Forbidden fruit --
Hyannis Port --
Bronxville --
Convent girl --
Muckers and trouble ---
Mademoiselle Pourquoi --
Gstaad and Italy --
Travels with my mother : Russia and England --
Politics and Europe revisited --
The ambassador --
At the Court of St James's --
'I Get a Kick Out of You' --
The debutante --
Lords a-leaping --
'A merry girl' --
Billy --
The Riviera --
Peace for our time --
Chatsworth --
St Moritz and Rome --
The gathering storm --
The last hurrah --
'This country is at war with Germany' --
The personality kids --
Operation Ariel --
The fourth hostage --
Billy and Sally --
Kick the reporter --
Lobotomy --
Scandal --
'Did you happen to see ... ' --
Red Cross worker of World War II --
Coffee and doughnuts --
Sister Kick --
Girl on a bicycle --
Parties and prayers --
Rosemary tonks --
Agnes and Hartie --
Telegrams and anger --
'I love you more than anything in the world' --
The Marchioness of Hartington --
Operation Aphrodite --
Billy the hero --
'Life is so cruel" --
The widow Hartington --
Politics or passion? --
Joy she gave joy she has found.
Other Titles: True story of Kick Kennedy, JFK's forgotten sister and the heir to Chatsworth
Responsibility: Paula Byrne.

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"Filled with a wealth of revealing new material and insight, the biography of the vivacious, unconventional--and nearly forgotten--young Kennedy sister who charmed American society and the English aristocracy and would break with her family for love."--Provided by publisher.

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