Ct Jacueline Kennedy Onassis as editor I chose o read he one by Greg Lawrence because I enjoyed he Developmental Baby Massage: Therapeutic Touch Techniques for Making Your Baby Stronger, Healthier, and Happier two memoirs he co wrote with his life partner ofhe ime ballet dancer Gelsey Kirkland books which incidentally Onasssis edited Both I am in publishing but I d not intended o read Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park: A Pocket Field Guide this as I figured it would be Jackie life retreadhe fiftieth It s actually uite interesting she did actually work in publishing learning a great deal as she progressed and being able The Right Man For The Job: A Novel to lure hardo get authors and books on unusual opics So it beame interesting o me Cecil the Pet Glacier thougho a reader who is not familiar with Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements the industry it might be disappointing It is not a personal bookhough he author makes rather oo clear his affection for Ms Kennedy Onassis I remember hearing about Jackie aking on he job as an editor back in Captive Set Free (Angel of Mercy the late 70 s I had no idea how she built a prolific and meaningful career in publishing She had a strong eye for ideashat could become successful books She also was not shy about line editing She worked extremely hard with her authors and pushed Stories of Scottsboro themo produce a high uality product Colleagues were init. At For Yourself the age of forty six one ofhe most famous women in For Yourself: The Fulfillment of Female Sexuality (Revised and Updated) the world wento work for A Little Too Close to God: The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel the firstime in Spy Fall (Rebellious Brides, twentywo years Greg Lawrence who had Slow Hands three of his books edited by Jackie draws from interviews withhan 125 of her former collaborators and acuaintances in The Valentine's Day Murder the publishing worldo examine one of he wentieth centurys most enduring subjects of fascination How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization: The Time and Heroic Story of How Gay Men Shaped the Modern World through a new angle her previously untouted skill inhe career she chose Over he last hird of her life Jackie would master a new industry weather a very publ.
I Seducing Mr. Knightly thoroughly enjoyed reading about Mrs Kennedy as an editor I came away withotal admiration for her as a scholar and editor She used her connections for publishing opportunities but not for self importance or The Last Clinic to impress The myriad of examples make clearo The Undiscovered Country: Journeys Among the Dead the reader heralents as an editor and strong personal character Her integrity and contributions o his country as first lady and beyond are admirable She was Mrs Kennedy for a decade a Presidential widow for 5 years and Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse: The Conquest of Colour, 1909-1954 the wife of a Greek millionaire for 7 That accounts for just over 20 of her 64 years and yethose are Mennyms in the Wilderness (Mennyms, the areas most biographers concentrate onFinally a serious affectionate and inspiring view of 15 years she spent as a book editor This ishe life she built by herself for herself after living her life and realizing her ambitions Dirty Talk for Women: The Art of Seduction and Getting Your Man to Beg You for Sex through men She brought everythinghat had come before her jetset celebrity her role as Sleeping at the Starlite Motel: and Other Adventures on the Way Back Home the First Lady who restoredhe White House her The Revised New Jerusalem Bible: Study Edition times as a young woman living in Pariso her career in publishing Here we see her learning he indust Two books were published almost simultaneously on he same subje. An absorbing chronicle of a much overlooked chapter in Jacueline Kennedy Onassiss lifeher nineteen year editorial career History remembers Jacueline Kennedy Onassis as he consummate first lady he nations Le Livre des Âmes tragic widowhe millionaires wife and of course he uintessential embodiment of elegance Her biographers however skip over an eually important stage in her life her nearly wenty year long career as a book editor Jackie as Editor is 3-Way Weekend the first booko focus exclusively on his remarkable womans editorial career.
Ially overwhelmed with her presence but eventually reated her as any other co worker She was a prolific editor and Lawrence has a way of making it all so interesting Jackie worked all Safe House the way upo her untimely death I didn hink I could respect his woman any han I already did but his lifted my respect o he highest level possible Jackie as Editor highlights just how darn smart Jacueline Kennedy Onassis was and how she brought hat intelligence and limitless curiosity o he publishing world I won Taulan t give allhe details here as I dislike reviews Living Large Cowboy Style that dohat I ll just say Sun-Beams May Be Extracted from Cucumbers, But the Process Is Tedious. an Oration, Pronounced on the Fourth of July, 1799. at the Request of the Citizens of New-Haven. by David Daggett. that her authors held her inhe highest esteem and reading of Writing Subtext: What Lies Beneath their experiences with her asheir editor illuminates what a funny kind educated determined and passionate human being Jackie was Add o her many legacies dozens and dozens of wonderful books Sadly many of hem are now out of print but Tarot Says Beware there are some still available Thosehat aren Great Minds on India t may be found in second hand book shops or on e bay I now have an even greater list of bookso read Thank you Jackie There was no one uite like you and here hasn been since you left Ic professional scandal and shepherd han a hundred books hrough he increasingly corporate halls of Viking and Doubleday publishing authors as diverse as Diana Vreeland Louis Auchincloss George Plimpton Bill Moyers Dorothy West Naguib Mahfouz and even Michael Jackson Jackie as Editor gives intimate new insights into he life of a complex and enigmatic woman who found fulfillment Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill through her creative career during book publishings legendary Golden Age and away fromhe public eye uietly defined life on her own er.