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Jackie"s girl my life with the Kennedy family by Kathy McKeon

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Friends and associates,
  • Household employees,
  • Irish American women,
  • Biography,
  • Women household employees

Book details:

About the Edition

A coming-of-age memoir by a young woman who was Jackie Kennedy"s personal assistant and sometime nanny for thirteen years describes her witness to significant historical events and the lessons about life and love she learned from the beloved First Lady.

Edition Notes

StatementKathy McKeon
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT275.O552 M35 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination309 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27236006M
ISBN 101501158945
ISBN 109781501158940
LC Control Number2017003981
OCLC/WorldCa980599787

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A rare and engrossing look at the private life of one of the most famous women of the twentieth century, Jackie's Girl is also a moving personal story of a young woman finding her identity and footing in a new country, along with the help of the most elegant woman in Range: $ - $ In , Kathy McKeon was just 19 years old and newly arrived from Ireland when she was hired as the personal assistant to former first lady Jackie Kennedy. The next 13 years of her life were spent in Jackie's service, during which Kathy not only played a crucial role in raising young Caroline and John Jr., but also had a front-row seat to some of the 20th century’s most .   Jackie's Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family - Ebook written by Kathy McKeon. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Jackie's Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family/5(13).   New details about the notoriously private Jackie Kennedy are now being revealed in “Jackie’s Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family,” a new book by Kathy McKeon, the former first lady’s personal.