These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie

These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie

Christopher Andersen


The New York Times bestselling writer offers the main well-known couple on this planet of their final yr jointly, answering lingering questions on this still-mesmerizing marriage.

“The days dwindle down, to a helpful few . . .” —from “September Song,” JFK’s favorite

They have been the unique energy couple— outlandishly wealthy, impossibly appealing, and perpetually attention-grabbing. Now, during this infrequent, behind-the-scenes portrait of the Kenne­dys of their ultimate 12 months jointly, number one New York Times bestselling biographer Christopher Andersen exhibits us a facet of JFK and Jackie we’ve by no means obvious prior to. soft, intimate, complicated, and, from time to time, explosive, theirs is a love tale not like any other—filled with secrets and techniques, scandals, and bomb­shells which may by no means be totally published . . . before. together with:

· beautiful new information about the Kennedys’ rumored affairs—hers in addition to his—and how they finally overcame all odds to save lots of their marriage

· The president’s many premonitions of his personal dying, and the way he again and again attempted to drag out of his final fateful journey to Dallas

· stunning revelations approximately how the couple, blind to the hazards, turned depending on amphetamine injections, the genuine cause— in accordance with his longtime own medical professional— for JFK’s infamous libido, and the way the White apartment concealed his many critical scientific difficulties from the general public

· How the tragic loss of life in their youngster son Patrick ended in an emotional outpouring from the president that stunned even their closest friends—and introduced JFK and Jackie nearer than that they had ever been

· Touching firsthand money owed of the family’s so much deepest moments, prior to and after the assassination

Drawing on thousands of interviews performed with the Kennedys’ internal circle—from kinfolk and lifetime acquaintances to key advisors and political confidantes—Andersen takes us deeper contained in the global of the president and his first girl than ever sooner than. Unsparing but sym­pathetic, greater than existence yet all too actual, These Few useful Days captures the ups and downs of a wedding, a guy, and a lady, the thoughts of with the intention to proceed to fascinate and encourage for generations to come back.

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