Rose: A Biography
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Rose A Biography of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. Here is the first full-length intimate portrait of one of Americas most remarkable women: the matriarch of the Kennedy family. Rose Fitzgerald of the Kennedy family.
Rose A Biography of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. Here is the first full-length intimate portrait of one of Americas most remarkable women: the matriarch of the Kennedy family. Rose Fitzgerald of the Kennedy family. Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy is a figure of striking paradoxes: a devout daily communicant regularly attending early-morning mass and one of a handful of women granted the supreme title of Papal Countess. She is also a woman of spectacular beauty, a leader in the demanding world of fashion, who at eight still upstages the most glamorous celebrities at such gala events as the April in Paris Ball. She is also the woman who for so long has drawn searching questions: How did she raise such a remarkable family? Is she the real “power” being the Kennedy’s and is she too powerful? How can she bear, over and over, such unspeakable tragedies with such unflinching poise? This is the full story of the daughter of Boston’s most flamboyant mayor, Honey Fitz, who sang her “political lullabies” that she in turn sang so successfully to her children that three became Senators, one of the first Catholic President of the United Sates. Here are the details of her remarkable childhood, filled with the romance of traveling and campaigning with her irrepressible father, whose shy wife, Josie, despised politic. Rose Fitzgerald was the youngest high school graduate in Boston, a brilliant sudden, and both her debut and graduation made front-page stories. And then she found, in a little Sacred Heart convent in Blumenthal, Prussia. the gift of religion and made vows that she has lived for sixty odd years. When the incomparable belle of Irish Catholic society in Boston fell deeply in love with a brash, ambitious young man named Joseph P. Kennedy, her father though he was not good enough for her. The two young lovers had to meet secretly for years until Joe’s extraordinary early business success and towering energy won him the hand Boston’s most celebrate young lady.
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