Rose Kennedy's Family Album: From the Fitzgerald Kennedy Private Collection, 1878-1946 (Hardcover)

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A selection of more than 300 images--including family letters, personal ephemera, and captivating photographs--collected by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, many never seen before, featuring the beloved and revered Kennedy family: This remarkable history dates from 1878 through 1946--up to the aftermath of WWII and the beginning of JFK's political career--and covers everything from the family's first home to beach vacations, from children's birthdays to first Communions. The images capture the formative years of a uniquely American dynasty, imparting a glowing nostalgia to the period and detailing the family's progress as it grows from a pair of turn-of-the-century newlyweds into a populous, vibrant clan of hopeful young men and women on the brink of their brilliant destinies. This is a piece of Americana that readers will treasure.

About the Author


Caroline Kennedy is a researcher, journalist, humanitarian aid worker and theatre director. She currently lives between Costa Rica, Los Angeles and Newfoundland. She has spent five years of her life researching Stephen Ward's story and fighting to have his wrongful conviction overturned. Phillip Knightley has been a leading investigative journalist in Britain for over 40 years. He is the author of several books, including "The First Casualty," "The Second Oldest Profession" and "The Philby Conspiracy"

Praise For…


"A rare, intimate glimpse of...America's 35th President-to-be, surrounded by the siblings who helped shape him."—People

"Fascinating...an intriguing, unique window into the formation of one of the country's most enduring and controversial dynasties."—Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9781455544806
ISBN-10: 1455544809
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication Date: October 8th, 2013
Pages: 368
Language: English