By Edward Klein
Demise was once merciful to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, for it spared her a parent's worst nightmare: the lack of a baby. but when Jackie had lived to work out her son, JFK Jr., perish in a aircraft crash on his option to his cousin's marriage ceremony, she could were doubly horrified via the everyday trend within the tragedy. once more, on an afternoon that are supposed to were packed with pleasure and social gathering, America's first kin was once struck by means of the Kennedy Curse.
In this probing reveal, popular Kennedy biographer Edward Klein-a bestselling writer and journalist for my part accustomed to many individuals of the Kennedy family-unravels one of many nice mysteries of our time and explains why the Kennedys were subjected to this kind of mind-boggling chain of calamities.
Drawing upon rankings of interviews with those that have by no means spoken out sooner than, troves of personal records, records in eire and the US, and personal conversations with Jackie, Klein explores the underlying development that governs the Kennedy Curse.
The reader is taken care of to penetrating snap shots of the Irish immigrant Patrick Kennedy; Rose Kennedy's father, "Honey Fitz"; the dynasty's founding father Joe Kennedy and his ill-fated daughter Kathleen, President Kennedy, accused rapist William Kennedy Smith, and the star-crossed fanatics, JFK Jr. and Carolyn Bessette. all of the seven profiles demonstrates the elemental premise of this publication: The Kennedy Curse is the results of the damaging collision among the Kennedy's delusion of omnipotence-an unremitting wish to break out with issues that others cannot-and the chilly, tough realities of life.