Format:
Book
Author:
Gable, Michelle, author.
Title:
The summer I met Jack / Michelle Gable.
Edition:
First edition.
Publisher, Date:
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
©2018
Description:
515 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
New York Times bestselling author imagines the affair between John F. Kennedy and Alicia Corning Clark - and the child they may have had. Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America. Alicia is at once dazzled by the large and charismatic family, in particular the oldest son, a rising politician named Jack. Alicia and Jack are soon engaged, but his domineering father forbids the marriage. And so, Alicia trades Hyannisport for Hollywood, and eventually Rome. She dates famous actors and athletes and royalty, including Gary Cooper, Kirk Douglas, and Katharine Hepburn, all the while staying close with Jack. A decade after they meet, on the eve of Jack's inauguration as the thirty-fifth President of the United States, the two must confront what they mean to each other. The Summer I Met Jack by Michelle Gable is based on the fascinating real life of Alicia Corning Clark, a woman who J. Edgar Hoover insisted was paid by the Kennedys to keep quiet, not only about her romance with Jack Kennedy, but also a baby they may have had together.
Subjects:
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Fiction.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Kennedy, John F (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Fiction.
Young women -- Fiction.
Socialites -- Fiction.
Socialites.
Young women.
Young women -- Fiction.
Socialites -- Fiction.
Genre:
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
LCCN:
2017055074
ISBN:
9781250103246
125010324X
Other Number:
1004560492
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
2
# Local items:
1
Control Number:
387198
Call Number:
813/.6
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
0
# System items in:
0