Come to the Edge: A Memoir

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Spiegel & Grau #ad - Exquisitely written, and a young man with an enormous capacity for tenderness, Come to the Edge is an elegy to first love, a lost New York, and an adventurous spirit, who led his life with surprising and abundant grace. And christina haag "Lyrically and precisely recaptures the frenetic energy of youthful love.

Washington post   when christina Haag was growing up on Manhattan's Upper East Side, John F. New york times bestsellerthe love story of JFK Jr. It was then that john confessed his long-standing crush on her, and they embarked on a five-year love affair. Glamorous and often in the public eye, but also passionate and deeply intimate, their relationship was transformative for both of them.

Come to the Edge: A Memoir #ad - A decade later, after they had both graduated from Brown University, Christina and John were cast in an off-Broadway play together. Kennedy, Jr. Was just one of the boys in her circle of prep school friends, a skinny kid who lived with his mother and sister on Fifth Avenue and who happened to have a Secret Service detail following him discreetly at all times.

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The Men We Became: My Friendship with John F. Kennedy, Jr.

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Kennedy Jr. S closest confidant. Later on, littell was a part of JFK, Jr. S secret wedding to carolyn Bessette on Cumberland Island, Georgia, and three years later a pallbearer at his funeral. From shared adventures, private moments and lasting memories, Robert Littell offers a unique look at John F. As students, Littell and Kennedy bummed around Europe.

They even shared apartments in New York City until Jackie summoned them to dinner one day and gently suggested it was time to grow up. Rob littell was a freshman at Brown when he met the young JFK, Jr. Kennedy Jr. S life - one that has never been seen before. During orientation week. A story of laughter and sorrow, joy and heartbreak, The Men We Became is an unforgettable memoir.

The Men We Became: My Friendship with John F. Kennedy, Jr. #ad - John opened up to littell on a very personal level, revealing the complex and sometimes tense nature of his relationships with his sister and cousins, as well as his mother's extraordinary influence on John - and how they both worked to keep it from being overbearing. Eager to be accepted on his own terms, Kennedy admired Littell's irreverence toward his celebrity and they became close friends.

Now, in a beautiful and moving memoir, Littell introduces us to the private John. Littell recounts wonderful dinners at jacqueline onassis's apartment where she surprised him with his favorite dinner of specially burned hamburgers and weekends at her retreat in Martha's Vineyard where she critiqued their touch football while lying on a chaise lounge, her face covered in cold cream and cucumber slices.

They slept in hyde park, sampled the pleasures of Amsterdam, ran afoul of customs officers and almost got busted at the Ritz Hotel for smoking pot.

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

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Gallery Books #ad - The #1 new york times bestselling author delivers another dramatic look into 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, new and untold details of the life and death of JFK Jr. 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, loss, grief, to his turbulent marriage; the plane crash the took his life; and the aftermath of shock, and confusion.

The Good Son: JFK Jr. and the Mother He Loved #ad - Offering new insights into the intense, The Good Son is a riveting, tender, often stormy relationship between this iconic mother and son, bittersweet biography for lovers of all things Kennedy. Come to light. 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.

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A Lotus Grows in the Mud

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Berkley #ad - She writes about her childhood dreams of becoming a ballerina. Most of all, it is a trip back through a life well lived by a woman well loved. With her trademark effervescence, a parent, a sister, Goldie delivers a personal look at private and powerful events that carried her through life: her father’s spontaneity; her mother’s courage; and the joy of being a daughter, and a lover.

. She speaks openly about her family, her curiosity for that which she doesn’t yet know, her children; her faith, her partner Kurt Russell, and her thirst for knowledge. In this candid, goldie hawn invites us to join her in an inspirational look back at the people, insightful, and unconventional memoir, places, and events that have touched her.

A Lotus Grows in the Mud #ad - She writes intimately about the challenges of love, anger and fear, and the importance of compassion and integrity. It is the spiritual journey of a heart in search of enlightenment. She takes us on a tour of her go-go years in 1960s new york city, the phenomenon of TV’s Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, her Oscar-winning debut in Cactus Flower and Hollywood stardom.

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Forever Young: My Friendship with John F. Kennedy, Jr.

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Plume #ad - Affectionate yet candid, Noonan’s deeply personal memoir ultimately emerges as the definitive portrait of the son of Camelot. Billy and john shared summers in Hyannisport and formed a bond in the Kennedy compound that lasted well into adulthood. With forever young, jackie, his relationship with his mother, Noonan offers a unique glimpse into the private life of his boyhood friend—his courtship with Carolyn, and his struggle with being the son of a great man he hardly remembered.

Kennedy, Jr. Was never far from the public eye. Now the friend who john was flying to see the night he died reveals the private man behind the public myth. An intimate portrait of John F. Kennedy, Jr. From his closest friend with 16 pages of color photos From the iconic image of a little boy saluting his father’s casket to his tragic death at age thirty- eight, John F.

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Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss

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Gallery Books #ad - She reveals how he dealt with dating, politics, and the paparazzi, and describes life behind the scenes at George magazine. Deliriously fun and entertaining” Kirkus Reviews. Many books have sought to capture John F. Kennedy Jr. None has been as intimate or as honest as Fairy Tale Interrupted. And his personal assistant, a blue-collar girl from the Bronx.

Featured in the documentary I Am JFK Jr. From the moment rosemarie terenzio unleashed her italian temper on the entitled nuisance commandeering her office in a downtown New York PR firm, an unlikely friendship bloomed between the blue-collar girl from the Bronx and John F. Captured here are her memories of carolyn bessette, how she orchestrated the ultra-secretive planning of John and Carolyn’s wedding on Cumberland Island—and the heartbreak of their deaths on July 16, 1999, after which RoseMarie’s whole world came crashing down around her.

Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss #ad - Kennedy Jr. Kennedy Jr. S life. Working girl meets what remains in this new York Times bestselling, behind-the-scenes story of an unlikely friendship between America’s favorite First Son, John F. Recalling the adventure of working as his executive assistant for five years, protective, surprisingly goofy, occasionally thoughtless and self-involved, RoseMarie portrays the man behind the icon—patient, yet capable of extraordinary generosity and kindness.

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A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Between

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Dey Street Books #ad - Their chance late-night encounter at a movie theater was the stuff of legend, motherhood, leading to a marriage with Bruce Jenner, and it marked the beginning of a whirlwind that would stretch across decades, and more drama than she ever could have imagined. Now, linda opens up about it all, for the first time, loves, telling the full story of her life, and everything in between.

Going inside their wild stories and tender moments, she paints a portrait of life with the King, as raucous as it is refreshing. The longtime live-in love of elvis presley, Linda first emerged into the limelight during the 1970s when the former beauty pageant queen caught the eye of the King. But despite the joy they shared, life with elvis also had darkness, and her account also presents an unsparing look at Elvis’s twin demons—drug abuse and infidelity—forces he battled throughout their time together that would eventually end their relationship just eight months before his untimely death.

It was in the difficult aftermath of elvis’s death that Linda found what she believed was her true home: the arms of Olympic gold medal—winner Bruce Jenner. Detailing her marriage to bruce, linda reveals the seemingly perfect life that they built with their two young sons—Brandon and Brody—before Bruce changed everything with a secret he’d been carrying his entire life, a secret that Linda herself kept for nearly thirty years, a secret that Bruce’s transition to Caitlyn Jenner has finally laid bare for the world.

A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Between #ad - Providing a candid look inside one of the most challenging moments of her life, Linda uncovers the struggles she went through as a woman and a mother, coming to terms with the reality of Bruce’s identity and resolving to embrace him completely no matter what, even as it meant they could no longer be together.

And yet, despite her marriage unraveling, her search for love was not over, eventually leading her to the legendary music producer and musician David Foster—a relationship that lasted for nineteen tumultuous years, resulting in a bond that spurred her songwriting career to new heights but also tested her like never before.

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Weekends at Bellevue: Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ER

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Bantam #ad - National bestsellerjulie holland thought she knew what crazy was. Then she came to Bellevue. In this absorbing memoir, the naked man barking like a dog in times square, Holland recounts stories from her vast case files that are alternately terrifying, tragically comic, the schizophrenic begging for an injection of club soda to quiet the voices in his head, and profoundly moving: the serial killer, the subway conductor who watched a young woman pushed into the path of his train.

Writing with uncommon candor, holland supplies not only a page-turner with all the fast-paced immediacy of a TV medical drama but also a fascinating glimpse into the inner lives of doctors who struggle to maintain perspective in a world where sanity is in the eye of the beholder. For nine eventful years, Dr.

Weekends at Bellevue: Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ER #ad - Holland was the weekend physician in charge of the psychiatric emergency room at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital.

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Jack: The Great Seducer

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - This sizzling biography goes deep in-depth, relating exclusive interviews with past flames and flings, to shed light on the unique charisma and magnetism of one of America's most respected and desired movie stars. Among the startling revelations:a longtime girlfriend who describes jack's reaction when he at last discovered the long-buried, such as the time he came home from a movie set with a doggie bag of catered Mexican foodThe woman Jack "shared" with Robert Evans and Warren BeattyThe night Christina Onassis, got mad at him for seducing a girl in her party at XenonThe beauty queen who was still married to drug dealer Tom Sullivan when she was drawn to JackThe beautiful, who'd had a fling with Jack in Los Angeles, dark secret of his childhoodJack's notorious penny-pinching, talented costar who showed up at Jack's house at 1 A.

M. And what happened when live-in girlfriend anjelica Huston answered the intercomThe night Steve Rubell ran around Studio 54 saying, "We got to keep Ryan O'Neal and Jack Nicholson away from each other. Jack nicholson is one of the longest-lasting and most recognized sex symbols of our time. You can kind of just let go.

Jack: The Great Seducer #ad - There's going to be a big fight. Why rebecca broussard refused him when jack asked for her hand in marriage in 1993, even after having two children with himWhy Katharine Hepburn's goddaughter still loves Jack and has spent years looking for a man who can measure up to himDiane Keaton's reaction to Jack passing gas during filming of a love scene for Something's Gotta GiveJennifer Howard, who found Jack's lovemaking "very oomph! He knows what he's doing.

Let him le-e-e-ad the way!"in jack, fascinating portrait of the man, the legend, Edward Douglas offers us a provocative, the star: Jack Nicholson.

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Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History

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Random House #ad - Chanel’s ambitions and accomplishments were unparalleled. She became a noted theatrical and film costume designer, collaborating with the likes of Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau, and Luchino Visconti. Raised in rural poverty and orphaned early, the young Chanel supported herself as best she could. A bottle of Chanel No.

For all that, she was profoundly alone, her romantic life relentlessly plagued by abandonment and tragedy. Arguably, no other individual has had a deeper impact on the visual aesthetic of the world. National bestsellercertain lives are at once so exceptional, and yet so in step with their historical moments, that they illuminate cultural forces far beyond the scope of a single person.

This makes the assured confidence with which Garelick tells her story all the more remarkable. The new york review of Books“Broadly focused and beautifully written. The wall street JournalFrom the Hardcover edition. Garelick unravels in Mademoiselle. In mademoiselle, well-researched, garelick delivers the most probing, and insightful biography to date on this seemingly familiar but endlessly surprising figure—a work that is truly both a heady intellectual study and a literary page-turner.

Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History #ad - Praise for mademoiselle  “a detailed, wry and nuanced portrait of a complicated woman that leaves the reader in a state of utterly satisfying confusion—blissfully mesmerized and confounded by the reality of the human spirit. The washington post “writing an exhaustive biography of Chanel is a challenge comparable to racing a four-horse chariot.

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Alpha Docs: The Making of a Cardiologist

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Random House #ad - Only nine are chosen each year. Hundreds of applicants from all over the world compete to be accepted into the Cardiovascular Disease Training Fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Thoroughly allows readers to understand how cardiologists are made. The training is arduous and often unforgiving, as Muñoz and his colleagues are schooled by a staff of brilliant and demanding physicians.

In the tradition of scott turow’s one l and Atul Gawande’s Better comes a real-time, real-life chronicle from an impassioned young doctor on the front lines of high-stakes cardiology. It takes drive, persistence, and plenty of stamina to practice cardiology at the highest level. But the rewards are immediate and the incentives powerful.

Alpha Docs: The Making of a Cardiologist #ad - In alpha docs, Daniel Muñoz, M. D. Recounts his transformation from wide-eyed young medical student to caring, empathetic professional—providing a rare inside look into the day-to-day operations of one of the world’s most prestigious medical institutions. There is polish to the patient vignettes, giving them deeply human appeal.

Kirkus reviewsFrom the Hardcover edition. As muñoz confides after helping to rescue one man from the throes of a heart attack: “I knew where I wanted to be: not watching but doing, on the side of the glass where I can help shape a patient’s fate.

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