Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch
|Author:||Barbara A. Perry|
?An insightful portrait of this paradoxical woman.??People
A finely crafted, comprehensive account of one of the most driven women in the shadows of American political history. . . . While there are untold numbers of books on the Kennedys, Perry adds archival details and nuance to our understanding of Rose. Kennedy completists and novices alike are sure to find the book fascinating as it further reveals the perspective of the strong woman behind the dynasty. --Lisa Guardarini"
Barbara A. Perry, a well-known authority on the Kennedys, is a Senior Fellow in the Presidential Oral History Program at the University of Virginia's Miller Center. As part of her extensive research on the American presidency, she interviews prominent members of previous administrations. She is the author of Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady of the New Frontier, among other works, and lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.