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Rose Kennedy : the life and times of a political matriarch

Author: Barbara A Perry
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Describes the life of the Kennedy family matriarch using information culled from her newly-made-public diaries and letters from defying her father's wishes and marrying Joseph Kennedy through the crushing tragedies that seem to plague her extensive family.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy; Kennedy family.; Kennedy family.; Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara A Perry
ISBN: 9780393068955 0393068951
OCLC Number: 783163676
Description: 404 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Honey Fitz's daughter --
"Your obedient child" --
Joe's wife --
Mother of nine --
Mater admirabilis --
Ambassadress extraordinaire --
Pluperfect Rose --
Gold Star Mother --
Matriarch of a political dynasty --
Mother of the President --
Mater Dolorosa --
Stabat Mater --
Times remembered.
Responsibility: Barbara A. Perry.
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An unprecedented look at the life of Rose Kennedy reveals the private woman who became a political legend.  Read more...

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"Laudable...Perry employs a newly released trove of diaries and letters to add nuance and detail to an essentially familiar story." -- Julia M. Klein "A fuller picture than ever before...Perry writes Read more...

 
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