A Very Private Woman by Nina Burleigh audiobook

A Very Private Woman: The Life and Unsolved Murder of Presidential Mistress Mary Meyer

By Nina Burleigh
Read by Siiri Scott

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14.23 Hours Unabridged
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In 1964, Mary Pinchot Meyer, the beautiful, rebellious, and intelligent ex-wife of a top CIA official, was killed on a quiet Georgetown towpath near her home. Mary Meyer was a secret mistress of President John F. Kennedy, whom she had known since private school days, and after her death, reports that she had kept a diary set off a tense search by her brother-in-law, newsman Ben Bradlee, and CIA spymaster James Jesus Angleton. But the only suspect in her murder was acquitted, and today her life and death are still a source of intense speculation, as Nina Burleigh reveals in her widely praised book, the first to examine this haunting story.

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In 1964, Mary Pinchot Meyer, the beautiful, rebellious, and intelligent ex-wife of a top CIA official, was killed on a quiet Georgetown towpath near her home. Mary Meyer was a secret mistress of President John F. Kennedy, whom she had known since private school days, and after her death, reports that she had kept a diary set off a tense search by her brother-in-law, newsman Ben Bradlee, and CIA spymaster James Jesus Angleton. But the only suspect in her murder was acquitted, and today her life and death are still a source of intense speculation, as Nina Burleigh reveals in her widely praised book, the first to examine this haunting story.

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Author Bio: Nina Burleigh

Author Bio: Nina Burleigh

Nina Burleigh is an award-winning journalist and the author of a number of books, including the New York Times bestseller The Fatal Gift of Beauty and Mirage: Napoleon’s Scientists and the Unveiling of Egypt, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice and won the Society of Women Educators’ Award. Burleigh has been a staff writer at Time and People and currently covers national politics at Newsweek. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Huffington Post as well as in Time, the New Yorker, Elle, and many other journals. She has resided in France, Italy, and the Middle East and now lives in New York.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 14.23
Audience: Adult
Language: English