Kennedy. His assassination 1000 days later and her grace during that tragedy elevated her to revered status. For five years she was named the most admired woman in the world. Then the pedestal cracked with her marriage to Aristotle Onassis, the Greek billionaire. As the child of a bitter divorce brought up in socially impeccable but not opulent surroundings, she experienced real wealth and power upon her marriage to John F.
Jackie oh! is the first truly intimate biography of the complex and contradictory personality who is Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. Kennedy, the other women in his life, and the dissolution of her marriage to Aristotle Onassis. Written with insight the book became an immediate New York Times best seller.
As president and first Lady they brought glamour, youth and excitement to the White House. Still she remained the cynosure of international fascination and one of the legendary women of the 20th century. The author, had extraordinary access to many kennedy and Onassis intimates, Kitty Kelley, including family members, her relationship to her family, who provided details never before made public about Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, her marriage to John F.
The #1 new york times bestselling, controversial portrait of the British royal family -- as told from behind the palace walls -- for fans of Netflix's The Crown and all royal watchersThey are the most chronicled family on the face of the globe. No one is spared. Their every move attracts headlines. Now kitty kelley has gone behind the scenes at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Kensington Palace to raise the curtain on the men and women who make up the British royal family.
Queen elizabeth, Prince Charles, Princess Diana. Here are the scandals of the last decades: the doomed marriages and the husbands, wives, lovers and children caught in their wake and damaged beyond repair.
Nancy Reagan: The Unauthorized Biography
A shocking portrait of the 1980s, America, and the woman whose position helped shape the values and policies of the Reagan administration. Through over 1, kelley reveals nancy reagan as a superb public performer, materialistic social climber, 000 interviews collected during four years of exhaustive research and reporting, a vain, a bitter foe and formidable strategist—an American phenomenon.
Elizabeth Taylor: The Last Star
Now ripe and opulent at forty-nine, she no longer looked like the little girl who had ridden to glory in National Velvet; but the audience did not care, She could still bestow a touch of magic. From the preface this biography of Elizabeth Taylor tells her story as no other can. Drawing on extensive reporting and interviews, fall, Kitty Kelley’s classic portrait follows the rise, and rebirth of the woman who was perhaps Hollywood’s brightest star.
. Now with a new afterword by the author, this is the definitive record of Elizabeth Taylor’s fascinating life. Shimmering in blue sequins and periwinkle eye shadow, elizabeth taylor strode onto the stage of the Mark Hellinger Theater to present the 1981 Antoinette Perry Award for Broadway’s best musical…As she started to speak, the entire audience suddenly rose to give her a standing ovation.
Wildly cheering, the crowd paid homage to the woman whose beauty had for so long enchanted the America.
The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty
From senator prescott bush's alcoholism, shady financial deals, to his son George Herbert Walker Bush's infidelities, to George Walker Bush's religious conversion, and military manipulations, Kitty Kelley captures the portrait of a family that has whitewashed its own story almost out of existence. From the first lady of unauthorized, tell-all biography, this is the first real inside-look at the most powerful–and secretive–family in the world.
His Way: An Unauthorized Biography Of Frank Sinatra
Celebrated journalist kitty kelley spent three years researching government documents Mafia-related material, and secret testimony and interviewing more than 800 people in Sinatra’s life family, colleagues, law-enforcement officers, wiretaps, friends. This unauthorized biography goes behind the iconic myth of Sinatra to expose the well-hidden side of one of the most celebrated—and elusive—public figures of our time.
Featuring a new afterword by the author, this fully documented, highly detailed biography—filled with revealing anecdotes—is the penetrating story of the explosively controversial and undeniably multitalented legend who ruled the entertainment industry for fifty years and continues to fascinate to this day.
. Praise for his way “The most eye-opening celebrity biography of our time. The new york times “A compelling page-turner. Kitty kelley’s book has made all future Sinatra biographies virtually redundant. Los angeles Herald Examiner. The result is a stunning, often shocking exposé of a man as tortured as he was talented, as driven to self-destruction as he was to success.
1 new york times bestseller • with a new afterword by the author in honor of frank sinatra’s 100th birthday This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep from publication, and it’s easy to understand why.
Oprah: A Biography
But there is also a case to be made that even greatness needs to be examined and put under a microscope. Because Oprah has met her match. Kitty kelley has, fearlessly and relentlessly investigated and written about the world’s most revered icons: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Nancy Reagan, over the same period of time, Frank Sinatra, England’s Royal Family, and the Bush dynasty.
In turn, her weight problems, oprah has repeatedly allowed her audience to share in her own life story, her charitable donations, her spiritual beliefs, opening up about the sexual abuse in her past and discussing her romantic relationships, and her strongly held views on the state of the world. After a quarter of a century of the Oprah-ization of America, can there be any more secrets left to reveal?Yes.
In doing so she has written a psychologically perceptive and meticulously researched book that will surprise and thrill everyone who reads it. Kitty kelley has made that separation, showing both sides of Oprah as they have never been shown before. In her #1 bestselling biographies, she has exposed truths and exploded myths to uncover the real human beings that exist behind their manufac¬tured facades.
Turning her reportorial sights on Oprah, Kelley has now given us an unvarnished look at the stories Oprah’s told and the life she’s led. Fact must be separated from myth, truth from hype. For the past twenty-five years, no one has been better at revealing secrets than Oprah Winfrey. On what is arguably the most influential show in television history, explore their painful pasts, admit their transgressions, reveal their pleasures, she has gotten her guests—often the biggest celebrities in the world—to bare their love lives, and explore their demons.
Just Jackie: Her Private Years
For this myth-shattering portrait, the associates of aristotle Onassis, Klein has amassed a wealth of exclusive information from private documents and correspondence; FBI files; and hundreds of interviews with Jackie's friends, and people familiar with her longtime companion, the mysterious diamond merchant Maurice Tempelsman.
In this journalistic tour de force, bestselling author Edward Klein, a friend of Jacqueline Onassis's for many years, takes us behind the public image to give us a story that has never been told before. Many people break their silence here for the first time. Much more than a portrait of a famous celebrity, just jackie: HER PRIVATE YEARS captures the essence of a captivating woman whose passion for wealth was matched only by her deep need for privacy.
Jackie, Janet & Lee: The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill
Jacqueline Bouvier would marry John F. Auchincloss. Money and power, ” she would say. Randy taraborrelli's book paints an extraordinary psychological portrait of two famous sisters and their ferociously ambitious mother. The instant new york times bestseller**currently being developed for television by tomorrow studios*a dazzling biography of three of the most glamorous women of the 20th Century: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, her mother Janet Lee Auchincloss, and her sister, Princess Lee Radziwill.
Do you know what the secret to happily-ever-after is?” Janet Bouvier Auchincloss would ask her daughters Jackie and Lee during their tea time. Her sister, had liaisons with one and possibly both of Jackie's husbands, in addition to her own three marriages—to an illegitimate royal, Lee, a Polish prince and a Hollywood director.
They followed in their mother’s footsteps after her marriages to the philandering socialite “Black Jack” Bouvier and the fabulously rich Standard Oil heir Hugh D. Kennedy and the story of their marriage is legendary, as is the story of her second marriage to Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis.
If the bouvier women personified beauty, style and fashion, it was their lust for money and status that drove them to seek out powerful men, no matter what the cost to themselves or to those they stepped on in their ruthless climb to the top. Based on hundreds of new interviews with friends and family of the Bouviers, among them their own half-brother, as well as letters and journals, J.
. It was a lesson neither would ever forget.
Nemesis: The True Story of Aristotle Onassis, Jackie O, and the Love Triangle That Brought Down the Kennedys
I must begin, for onassis, "georgakis said, "with the premise that, BobbyKennedy was unfinished business from way back. His words launched evans into the heart of a story thattightly bound Onassis not to Jackie's first husband, but tohis ambitious younger brother Bobby. Peter evans's biography of Aristotle Onassis, Ari, metwith great acclaim when it was published in 1986.
Theirpower struggle unfolds against a heady backdrop ofinternational intrigue: bobby kennedy's discovery of theGreek shipping magnate's shady dealings, which led him tobar Onassis from trade with the United States; Onassis'sattempt to control much of Saudi Arabia's oil; Onassis'suntimely love affair with Jackie's married sister LeeRadziwill; and his bold invitation to First Lady Jackie tojoin him on his yacht -- without the president.
Not long after the bookappeared, however, onassis's daughter Christina and hislongtime business partner Yannis Georgakis hinted toEvans that he had missed the "real story" -- one that provedOnassis's intrigues had deadly results. After jack's death, bobby became ever closerto Camelot's holy widow, and fought to keep her frommarrying his sworn rival.
Ariprovided the world with an unprecedented glimpse of theGreek shipping magnate's orbit of dizzying wealth, twistedintrigues, and questionable mores. Just as theself-made greek tycoon gloried in the chance to stir thewrath of the Kennedys, they struggled unsuccessfully tobreak his spell over the woman who held the key to all oftheir futures.
But onassis rarely failed to getwhat he wanted, and Jackie became his wife shortly afterBobby was killed. Through extensive interviews with the closest friends, and relatives of Onassis and the Kennedys, lovers, longtimejournalist Evans has uncovered the shocking culmination ofthe Kennedy-Onassis-Kennedy love triangle: AristotleOnassis was at the heart of the plot to kill Bobby Kennedy.
The Kennedy Heirs: John, Caroline, and the New Generation - A Legacy of Tragedy and Triumph
Riveting new details are shared about the couple’s tragic demise—and why Ethel Kennedy advised Carolyn not to take the trip that would ultimately end her life. And patrick kennedy; the unexpected way pop star taylor Swift helped Conor Kennedy heal after the death of his mother, Bobby’s wife Mary; and Congressman Joe Kennedy III’s rise to prominence.
Randy taraborrelli draws back the curtain on the next generation of America’s most famous family. Kennedy institute—the Kennedy Heirs is an epic drama of ambition, scandal, pride and power. From new york Times bestselling author J. Randy taraborrelli comes The Kennedy Heirs, his most revealing Kennedy book yet.
A unique burden was inherited by the children of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and his celebrated siblings, Senators Robert and Ted Kennedy. Raised in a world of enormous privilege against the backdrop of American history, this third generation of Kennedys often veered between towering accomplishment and devastating defeat.
At the center of it all is the family’s indomitable matriarch, Ethel Kennedy—a formidable presence with her maddening eccentricities and inspiring courage. Based on hundreds of exclusive first-hand interviews and cultivated over twenty years of research—including numerous Oral Histories from the JFK Library and the Edward M.
John’s sister, jacqueline kennedy onassis, including a marriage to Ed Schlossberg that surprised her mother, Caroline Kennedy, and an unexpected bond with her mother-in-law, had her own complicated relationships, Mae Schlossberg. Additional stories, many shared here for the first time, vicki, ted’s daughter, illuminate the rest of the Kennedy dynasty: Kara Kennedy, and her valiant battle against lung cancer; how Ted’s wife, introduced a new era of feminism to the Kennedy family; the lifelong struggles with addiction faced by Bobby Kennedy Jr.