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The Resource Kick : the true story of JFK's sister and the heir to Chatsworth, Paula Byrne

Kick : the true story of JFK's sister and the heir to Chatsworth, Paula Byrne

Label
Kick : the true story of JFK's sister and the heir to Chatsworth
Title
Kick
Title remainder
the true story of JFK's sister and the heir to Chatsworth
Statement of responsibility
Paula Byrne
Title variation
True story of Kick Kennedy, JFK's forgotten sister and the heir to Chatsworth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Filled with a wealth of revealing new material and insight, the biography of the vivacious, unconventional--and nearly forgotten--young Kennedy sister who charmed American society and the English aristocracy and would break with her family for love."--Provided by publisher
  • Among Rose and Joe Kennedy's children the fourth child, Kathleen, stood out. Known as Kick, she was a firecracker who effortlessly made friends and stole hearts. When her father was appointed as the ambassador to Great Britain in 1938, Kick shocked and alienated her devout family by falling in love and marrying the scion of a virulently anti-Catholic family-- William Cavendish, the heir apparent of the Duke of Devonshire and Chatsworth. The marriage only lasted a few months; Billy was killed in combat in 1944, four years before Kick's own death in an airplane crash. Byrne shines a spotlight on this feisty Kennedy long relegated to the shadows of her family's history
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Byrne, Paula
Dewey number
  • 973.9092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E843.K45
LC item number
B96 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, Kathleen
  • Socialites
  • Kennedy family
  • Presidents
  • Americans
  • Young women
  • Young women
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Great Britain
  • United States
Label
Kick : the true story of JFK's sister and the heir to Chatsworth, Paula Byrne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn940795946
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
x, 342 pages
Isbn
9780062296276
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016008270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)940795946
Label
Kick : the true story of JFK's sister and the heir to Chatsworth, Paula Byrne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn940795946
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
x, 342 pages
Isbn
9780062296276
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016008270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)940795946

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