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The Kennedy debutante

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  • Running Time: 12:21 hrs
    Narrator: Julia Whelan
    Publisher:
    Recorded Books, 2018
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.

Details:

  • Author: Maher, Kerri
    Contributor: Books on Tape, Inc.; Whelan, Julia
    Edition: Unabridged
    Date:
    Created
    2018
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    Copyrighted
    2018
    Summary:

    A captivating novel following the exploits of Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy, the forgotten and rebellious daughter of one of America's greatest political dynasties. London, 1938.The effervescent "It girl" of London society since her father was named the ambassador, Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy moves in rarified circles, rubbing satin-covered elbows with some of the 20th century's most powerful figures. Eager to escape the watchful eye of her strict mother, Rose, the antics of her older brothers, Jack and Joe, and the erratic behavior of her sister Rosemary, Kick is ready to strike out on her own and is soon swept off her feet by Billy Hartington, the future Duke of Devonshire. But their love is forbidden, as Kick's devout Catholic family and Billy's staunchly Protestant one would never approve their match. When war breaks like a tidal wave across her world, Billy is ripped from her arms as the Kennedys are forced to return to the States. Kick gets work as a journalist and joins the Red Cross to get back to England, where she will have to decide where her true loyalties lie'with family or with love...

    Original Publisher: New York, [Prince Frederick, Md.], Books on Tape, [Distributed by] RBdigital
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781984827258