The Good Son by Christopher Andersen audiobook

The Good Son: JFK Jr. and the Mother He Loved

By Christopher Andersen
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Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing 9781476775562
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The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Day John Died delivers another dramatic installment in the lives of the Kennedys—including new details about JFK Jr., his relationship with his mother, his many girlfriends, and the night of his tragic death. Critically acclaimed author Christopher Andersen is a master of celebrity biographies—boasting sixteen bestsellers, among them These Few Precious Days, Mick, and William and Kate. Now in his latest thrilling book, untold details of the life and death of JFK Jr. come to light, released in time for the fifteen-year marker of the tragic plane crash on July 16, 1999. At the heart of The Good Son is the most important relationship in JFK Jr.’s life: that with his mother, the beautiful and mysterious Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Andersen explores his reactions to his mother’s post-Dallas suicidal depression and growing dependence on prescription drugs (as well as men); how Jackie felt about the women in her son’s life, from Madonna and Sarah Jessica Parker, to Daryl Hannah and Carolyn Bessette, to his turbulent marriage; the senseless plane crash that took his life; the aftermath of shock, loss, grief, and confusion; and much more. Offering new insights into the intense, tender, and often stormy relationship between this iconic mother and son, The Good Son is a riveting, bittersweet biography for lovers of all things Kennedy.

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Summary

Summary

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Day John Died delivers another dramatic installment in the lives of the Kennedys—including new details about JFK Jr., his relationship with his mother, his many girlfriends, and the night of his tragic death.

Critically acclaimed author Christopher Andersen is a master of celebrity biographies—boasting sixteen bestsellers, among them These Few Precious Days, Mick, and William and Kate. Now in his latest thrilling book, untold details of the life and death of JFK Jr. come to light, released in time for the fifteen-year marker of the tragic plane crash on July 16, 1999.

At the heart of The Good Son is the most important relationship in JFK Jr.’s life: that with his mother, the beautiful and mysterious Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Andersen explores his reactions to his mother’s post-Dallas suicidal depression and growing dependence on prescription drugs (as well as men); how Jackie felt about the women in her son’s life, from Madonna and Sarah Jessica Parker, to Daryl Hannah and Carolyn Bessette, to his turbulent marriage; the senseless plane crash that took his life; the aftermath of shock, loss, grief, and confusion; and much more. Offering new insights into the intense, tender, and often stormy relationship between this iconic mother and son, The Good Son is a riveting, bittersweet biography for lovers of all things Kennedy.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Bestselling biographer Andersen chronicles John F. Kennedy Jr.’s too-brief life and the complex relationship he shared with his beautiful, enigmatic mother, Jacqueline…An intimate and compelling look at ‘the most brilliant star in the Kennedy firmament.’” Kirkus Reviews

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Reviews

by ShortNFuzzy 9/13/2017
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well done...for a long national enquirer article

This isn't about the relationship between JFK Jr. and Jackie at all! Were you a man who was alive between 1963 and 1968? According to this book you most likely slept with Jackie. Were you a female alive between 1980 and 1999, (according to the book) chances are you slept with John John. Seriously-this book is nothing more than a very long gossip column. A well narrated and written gossip column, but really...it's only a single step above a tabloid rag.

Author

Author Bio: Christopher Andersen

Author Bio: Christopher Andersen

Christopher Andersen is the critically acclaimed author of more than a dozen New York Times bestsellers which have been translated into more than twenty-five languages worldwide. Two of his books—The Day Diana Died and The Day John Died—reached the number one spot on the list. A former contributing editor of Time and longtime senior editor of People, Andersen has also written hundreds of articles for a wide range of publications, including the New York Times, Life, and Vanity Fair. He has appeared frequently on such programs as Today, Good Morning America, NBC Nightly News, and Entertainment Tonight.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 11.87
Audience: Adult
Language: English