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Perry, Barbara A. (Barbara Ann), 1956- author
Rose Kennedy : the life and times of a political matriarch / Barbara A. Perry
Alternate Title Life and times of a political matriarch
First edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E748.K378 P47 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Kennedy, Rose Fitzgerald, 1890-1995
Subject(s) Mothers of presidents -- United States -- Biography
Subject Kennedy family
Physical Description 404 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [343]-376) and index
Contents Honey Fitz's daughter -- "Your obedient child" -- Joe's wife -- Mother of nine -- Mater admirabilis -- Ambassadress extraordinaire -- Pluperfect Rose -- Gold Star Mother -- Matriarch of a political dynasty -- Mother of the President -- Mater Dolorosa -- Stabat Mater -- Times remembered
Summary Describes the life of the Kennedy family matriarch using information culled from her newly-made-public diaries and letters from defying her father's wishes and marrying Joseph Kennedy through the crushing tragedies that seem to plague her extensive family

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