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Farewell, Jackie: A Portrait of Her Final Days
     

Farewell, Jackie: A Portrait of Her Final Days

by Edward Klein
 

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In November 1993 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis took a tumble from her horse during a hunt in Virginia. A scarce six months later, on May 19, 1994, this fascinating woman of substance, style, and steely will passed away in her Park Avenue home. Farewell, Jackie by bestselling author Edward Klein, who knew Jackie for more than a dozen years, is the moving account of

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In November 1993 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis took a tumble from her horse during a hunt in Virginia. A scarce six months later, on May 19, 1994, this fascinating woman of substance, style, and steely will passed away in her Park Avenue home. Farewell, Jackie by bestselling author Edward Klein, who knew Jackie for more than a dozen years, is the moving account of those last months and a celebration of the life of an American icon who faced death as she faced life-with all the bravery and grace of a woman who had long inspired the nation.

Chronicling the circumstances of Jackie's diagnosis of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the astonishing pace of the cancer's progress, the treatments she endured, and the ones she refused, Klein recounts her heart-wrenching story, celebrating Jackie's life. Farewell, Jackie is a regal tribute and an inspiring account of the last days of a woman whose legacy endures in post- Camelot America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780143034995
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
4.32(w) x 6.76(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

Edward Klein is the author of numerous books, including The New York Times bestseller The Kennedy Curse. He covered John F. Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign and was foreign editor of Newsweek and editor in chief of The New York Times Magazine.

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