BiographyLarge Print Edition* A New York Times BestsellerTheirs was one of the great love stories of our time. John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier captured the worlds imagination as perhaps no other husband and wife in modern history have.International bestselling author Christopher Andersen examines their unique partnership and the courage, grace, and humor that defined it. Jack and Jackie is at once a portrait of a marriage, a glittering fairy tale, a saga of triumph and tragedy, and above all a love story.
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Christopher Andersen chronicles the childhoods of both Jack Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy and then examines the fabled marriage--a great American love story, as he calls it. Andersen suggests that had it not been for reasons of personal gain, the two would never have married. She would never have married him if he hadn't been rich, and he would never have married her if his father hadn't insisted for career reasons. Andersen, who has also authored books on Madonna and Mick Jagger, contends that Jackie's sheer glamour and poise helped maintain the illusion, even in the most difficult of times.About the Author:
Christopher Andersen is the critically acclaimed author of twenty-one books that have been translated into more than twenty languages worldwide.A former contributing editor of Time and senior editor of People, Andersen has also written hundreds of articles for a wide range of publications, including Life and the New York Times.
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