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To any Kennedy junkie, a new work on la famille Royale(be it either scholarly a la Thomas Reeves' 'A Question of Character,' a three hankie reminiscence like 'Johnny We Hardly Knew Ye,' or a dishfest like 'A Woman Named Jackie') remains a 'gotta-have, gotta-read.' Much more reputable reviewers have sufficiently roasted this book, which fits the last aforementioned category, that is, it is a dish-o-rama, rife with second and third-hand hearsay, unsubstantiated 'facts' and other assorted literary equivalents of cheap potato chips. But as any cheap chip devotee can tell you, you really can't eat just one. Facts be damned, I was captivated by every image, from the gruesome JFK autopsy to the rather amusing thought of all three brothers in the same room doing what Kennedys did best...where's Hoover's hidden mikes when you need them? The two stars are for factual content. As entertainment goes, I'd rate it with four.