Colm Tóibín: The Discretion of Jackie Kennedy, 6 June 2002
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St Martin’s, 381 pp., $24.95, October 2001, 0 312 26607 3Show More
Mrs Kennedy: The Missing History of the Kennedy Years by Barbara Leaming.
Weidenfeld, 389 pp., £20, October 2001, 0 297 64333 9Show More
“... while Black Jack behind her surreptitiously holds the hand of another woman. In Janet & Jackie, Jan Pottker manages, in general, to be most respectful about Janet, and tells us a great deal about what she was wearing (‘Janet donned sheer silk stockings, fastened to garters, and sensible soft-leather pumps with a moderate heel’) and what she was ...”