Defined in the public eye by her two high-profile marriages, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis began 1975
with an ailing husband and the first signs of an empty nest. But 1975 became a year of personal renaissance for Jackie, when she rediscovered talents and passions she had set aside for her role as wife and mother and reinvented herself in our common imagination.
In Jackie After O, Tina Cassidy explores this prolific yet daunting year in the life of Jacqueline Onassis, including her part in the preservation of Grand Central Terminal, her pursuit of a publishing career, the death of Aristotle Onassis, and the bombing that almost stole her own childs life. Cassidy has unearthed new information from archives and interviews and reveals intimate stories of Jackies earlier years as well.
Jackie After O is an exciting and original portrayal of the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis through the lens of one remarkable year, as she shook the worlds expectations and pursued her dreams in middle age.