Jackie O: On the Couch: Inside the Mind and Life of Jackie by Dr. Alma H. Bond

By Dr. Alma H. Bond

here's the tale of Jackie Kennedy Onassis as she may have written it.

Not simply one other biography, Jackie O: at the sofa highlights, for the 1st time, Jackie’s existence from her personal viewpoint, as imagined by means of writer Dr. Alma Bond, a psychoanalyst and long-time pupil of Jackie lore.

The proof are all traditionally right, as are the guidelines, the Washington intrigue and politics, and the exam of the function of ladies in society and within the White residence. Jackie speaks of her have to checklist her tale truthfully—to exchange the hodgepodge of lies released in the course of her lifetime. talking as an older girl, she ponders how her issues of view have replaced from these she held while she was once young.

The ebook delves into her formative years and explores how and why Jackie grew to become the individual she used to be. It additionally explores the Kennedys, and the way John F. Kennedy’s heritage affected his marriage. Jackie’s deep love for Jack, his early inattentiveness, their problems jointly, his outrageous womanizing, chuffed instances on the White condominium, and the tragedy of his assassination―all are seen via Jackie’s eyes.

Jackie writes of her desire for Aristotle Onassis, debunking the inspiration that she married him in simple terms for his cash, and lines the cheerful early years of the wedding via to its dramatic cave in and Ari’s tricky death.

A diverse Jackie enters the area of publishing. Her new character permits her to set up her best possible courting with the stout and adoring Maurice Tempelsman, till non-Hodgkins lymphoma takes her existence in 1994, at age 63.

Jackie O: at the sofa is a different exploration of the existence, loves, and options of a superb old determine. Jackie Kennedy Onassis deeply prized her privateness and, for this reason, she was once either respected and mysterious. during this ebook, a lot of the secret is shed as Jackie ultimately emerges as a completely fleshed-out, three-d person―a actual individual, with huge, immense strengths and shortcomings, who we all can now comprehend and delight in, might be for the 1st time.

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