Once Upon A Secret

Author: Mimi Alford
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 140900676X
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The sensational story of Mimi Alford and the secret she kept for 40 years - her teenage affair with President John F Kennedy during her time as a White House Intern. During the 18 months that Mimi Alford was President John F Kennedy’s lover, he never kissed her on the lips. For the naive All American girl, the JFK White House was a place for which she was not remotely prepared. Dominated by the charismatic and sexually magnetic figure of the president, it was as a 19-year-old intern in the White House press office that Mimi Alford became the object of Kennedy’s affections, and within days they had started a relationship. She lost her virginity to him on her fourth day at work. In Once Upon a Secret, for the first time, Alford has revealed every detail of her experiences as Kennedy’s mistress – an affair that was ended only by his assassination. Mimi has decided, after 40 years of silence and deep reflection, to tell her story.

The City And Sex

Author: Mary Beth McConahey
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 149851829X
Size: 60.23 MB
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This book examines American political sex scandals at the national level. Studying these events over time reveals the republic’s deteriorating moral health. The book shows how having freedom from virtue has produced an American citizenry increasingly prone to the kind of dependence and enslavement once described by Alexis de Tocqueville.

The Afterlife Of John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Author: Michael J. Hogan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316949729
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In his new book, Michael J. Hogan, a leading historian of the American presidency, offers a new perspective on John Fitzgerald Kennedy, as seen not from his life and times but from his afterlife in American memory. The Afterlife of John Fitzgerald Kennedy considers how Kennedy constructed a popular image of himself, in effect, a brand, as he played the part of president on the White House stage. The cultural trauma brought on by his assassination further burnished that image and began the process of transporting Kennedy from history to memory. Hogan shows how Jacqueline Kennedy, as the chief guardian of her husband's memory, devoted herself to embedding the image of the slain president in the collective memory of the nation, evident in the many physical and literary monuments dedicated to his memory. Regardless of critics, most Americans continue to see Kennedy as his wife wanted him remembered: the charming war hero, the loving husband and father, and the peacemaker and progressive leader who inspired confidence and hope in the American people.

The Sexual Education Of A Beauty Queen

Author: Taylor Marsh
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 149766313X
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A former Miss Missouri talks sex, politics, and sexual politics, and shares the wisdom she’s gained about men and women. The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen is at once memoir, commentary, enlightenment, and a little dose of self-help. Taylor Marsh was Miss Missouri and performed on Broadway, hosted a radio show, and starred in a one-woman show. She was also a relationship consultant for the nation’s largest newsweekly, edited the web’s first megasuccessful women-owned and -operated soft-core pornography site, worked as a phone-sex actress, and studied sexuality and relationships for years. She’s been single, a girlfriend, a mistress, and a wife. She has the inside track to what men want, what women need, and how we all tend to muck it up. As a political commentator and popular writer, Taylor is intelligent and inspiring. She blends personal experience, pop culture, and the politics of sex in an entertaining, engaging, and inspiring read.

Author: J.K. Rowling
Publisher: Pottermore
ISBN: 1781101639
Size: 36.59 MB
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Βασισμένο σε μια πρωτότυπη νέα ιστορία από την Τζ. Κ. Ρόουλινγκ, τον Τζον Τίφανι και τον Τζακ Θορν, Ο Χάρι Πότερ και το καταραμένο παιδί είναι η πρώτη επίσημη ιστορία με πρωταγωνιστή τον Χάρι Πότερ που ανεβαίνει στη σκηνή. Η παγκόσμια πρεμιέρα της θεατρικής παράστασης έλαβε χώρα στο Ουέστ Εντ του Λονδίνου, στις 30 Ιουλίου 2016. Ανέκαθεν ήταν δύσκολο να είσαι ο Χάρι Πότερ και δεν έχει γίνει καθόλου ευκολότερο τώρα που ο Χάρι εργάζεται σκληρά στο Υπουργείο Μαγείας, είναι σύζυγος και πατέρας τριών παιδιών που πηγαίνουν σχολείο. Ενώ ο Χάρι παλεύει με το παρελθόν του, ο νεότερος γιος του, Άλμπους, έρχεται αντιμέτωπος με το βάρος της οικογενειακής κληρονομιάς που ποτέ του δε θέλησε. Καθώς το παρελθόν μπερδεύεται με το παρόν, πατέρας και γιος μαθαίνουν την ενοχλητική αλήθεια: κάποιες φορές το σκοτάδι προβάλλει από μέρη που δεν το περιμένεις.

Goddess

Author: Anthony Summers
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453265856
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New York Times Bestseller: The definitive biography based on over six hundred interviews with people who knew Marilyn Monroe both professionally and intimately. Marilyn Monroe, born in obscurity and deprivation, became an actress and legend of the twentieth century, romantically linked to famous men from Joe DiMaggio to Arthur Miller to John F. Kennedy. But her tragic death at a young age, under suspicious circumstances, left behind a mystery that remains unsolved to this day. Anthony Summers interviewed more than six hundred people, laying bare the truths—sometimes funny, often sad—about this brilliant, troubled woman. The first to gain access to the files of Monroe’s last psychiatrist, Summers uses the documents to explain her tangled psyche and her dangerous addiction to medications. He establishes, after years of mere rumor, that President Kennedy and his brother Robert were both intimately involved with Monroe in life—and in covering up the circumstances of her death. Written by a Pulitzer Prize nominee who has authored works on JFK, J. Edgar Hoover, and the 9/11 attacks, this investigation of an iconic star’s brief life and early death is “remarkable. . . . The ghost of Marilyn Monroe cries out in these pages” (The New York Times).

Marilyn Monroe Caso Chiuso

Author: Richard Buskin
Publisher: Newton Compton Editori
ISBN: 8854173525
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Documenti inediti Il reportage scandalo che ha fatto il giro del mondo Cosa è successo davvero la notte del 4 agosto 1962, quando la famosissima Marilyn Monroe perse la vita in circostanze misteriose? Fu un vero suicidio o un’abile messinscena per nascondere un omicidio? E quali motivi avrebbero spinto la diva a cercare la morte? Come si collega la sua tragica fine con la complicata relazione con i fratelli John Fitzgerald e Robert Francis Kennedy, che perderanno la vita entrambi in un attentato, rispettivamente il 22 novembre 1963 e il 6 giugno 1968? Dopo più di cinquant’anni di speculazioni, ricostruzioni, inchieste, illazioni, il caso della morte di Marilyn Monroe si può dichiarare finalmente chiuso: grazie all’incredibile lavoro investigativo di Jay Margolis e Richard Buskin, infatti, abbiamo l’esatta ricostruzione di cosa avvenne quella notte nella casa dell’attrice. Una verità da brivido, che non può non essere rivelata... A 50 anni dalla morte di Marilyn, due giornalisti del New York Times risolvono il mistero L’attrice aveva minacciato di rivelare i segreti personali e politici dei Kennedy annotandoli in un piccolo taccuino rosso andato perduto... e i due potenti fratelli non potevano permettere che il loro destino fosse nelle sue mani. Tutta la verità dietro la tragica scomparsa della grande diva Jay MargolisLaureato con il massimo dei voti alla University of Southern California, è un giornalista investigativo e un biografo, che alla vita di Marilyn Monroe ha già dedicato vari libri. Vive a Los Angeles. Richard BuskinNato a Londra, è un giornalista freelance e l’autore di diversi libri, entrati nella classifica del «New York Times», tra cui le biografie di Marilyn Monroe, della principessa Diana, delle cantanti Whitney Houston e Sheryl Crow. Vive a Chicago.

John F Kennedy Commander In Chief

Author: Pierre Salinger
Publisher: Gramercy
ISBN: 9780517162095
Size: 66.57 MB
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Offers information on John F. Kennedy's presidency focusing on his role as Commander in Chief.

Great Events From History 1904 1972

Author: Carl Leon Bankston
Publisher: Salem PressInc
ISBN: 9781587654695
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The latest edition in the overwhelmingly popular Great Events from History series, Modern Scandals examines over 400 of the most important and most publicized scandals throughout the world since the beginning of the twentieth century. The essays in this set are 3-5 pages long and follow the same reader-friendly format that users have come to expect from the Great Events from History series.