Based on five years of research, and with unprecedented cooperation from Kennedy family and associates, Laurence Leamer paints startling, in-depth portraits of the mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters who struggled to build and maintain the Kennedy dynasty--from steerage on an immigrant vessel to the slums of Boston, from the court of St. James to the White House. Photographs.
Laurence Leamer is best known for his trilogy on the Kennedys:
The Kennedy Women, The Kennedy Men, and
Sons of Camelot. His book
Playing for Keeps in Washington was named a notable book of the year by
The New York Times. He also wrote the bestseller
Make-Believe: The Story of Nancy and Ronald Reagan.