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  1. Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot
    Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot
    Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot
    Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot
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  2. Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot

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J. Randy Taraborrelli
Warner Books
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I remember living when the Kennedys were front page news. I found the family fascinating and could never get enough of it -- books, magazines, movies, videos, anything. This book told it all from a different viewpoint -- the Kennedy women's viewpoint, how they felt, what they experienced, how they coped with the frequent disastrous and/or tragic events that seemed to fall on the family too often. I wept many times while reading the book. At the end, I was sorry it was over, and now and then I pick it up and start reading it again. I can't get enough of that era, that amazing family, the good and the bad, and above all, the WOMEN who were the bedrock on whom the others stood. Strong, emotional, capable, cope-able, competent and above all, the ones who held it all together with their never-ending presence and willingness to do their duty;
Like others have stated before, this book reads like fiction (which is a good thing). I was unfamiliar with most of the history of the Kennedys before reading this book, so there was lots of fresh information to be gleaned. The author uses a huge amount of sources, including personal interviews, to boost his credibility. When what he's writing is a matter of his opinion, it is clearly stated. I found I couldn't put this book down, and read it at a fast pace. A must have for anyone who is interested in the Kennedy family.
As these three women have been historical figures for more than 50 years, any material on them is of great interest to many. Taken in parts, "Jackie, Ethel and Joan: Women of Camelot" seems to provide a window into Kennedy personal lives. But the book is written with a degree of familiarity I doubt the author had in reality. I always question quoting long conversations from 40+ years ago, especially when the author wasn't there, and the people involved have died so can no longer rebut. His actual subject seems to be "famous women whose husbands cheat". While I found the book interesting, by the time I'd finished it, I questioned Taraborrelli's chosen slant. He concentrated on sleaze at the expense of history. These women lead very interesting lives, but relatively little of that is included here.
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