The nine of us : growing up Kennedy / Jean Kennedy Smith.
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- 1 of 1 copy available at De Soto.
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|De Soto Public Library||B KEN (Text)||33858000097705||New Books||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0062444220
- ISBN: 9780062444226
- Physical Description: 262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Prologue: The white house by the sea -- "No whining in this house" -- The nine of us -- "No Irish need apply" -- Closet castaways -- Faith, values, and hard work -- Grandma and Grandpa Fitzgerald -- The ocean in our veins -- Our jewel -- On the town with Dad -- A life full of lessons -- Alone with Mother -- The dinner discussion -- Teddy -- Daily walks -- Forever changed -- A long way from Bronxville -- Epilogue: And the beat goes on.
|Summary, etc.:|| Before Joe and Rose Kennedy's children emerged as leaders on the world stage, they were simply a loving circle of brothers and sisters who played football, swam, sailed, read, and pursued their interests. They were children inspired by their parents, who instilled in them a strong work ethic, a deep love of country, and an intense appreciation for the sacrifices their ancestors made to come to America. With charming anecdotes and dozens of rarely seen family photographs, Jean Kennedy Smith's book offers indelible, elegantly rendered portraits of a closely knit family known throughout the world. -- adapted from book jacket.
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