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  • Jackie as Editor: The Literary Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  • Greg Lawrence
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  • 23 November 2020
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Free download Jackie as Editor: The Literary Life of Jacueline Kennedy Onassis 105 An absorbing chronicle of a much overlooked chapter in Jacueline Kennedy Onassiss lifeher nineteen year editorial career History remembers Jacueline Kennedy Onassis as the consummate first lady the nations tragic widow the millionaires wife and of course the uintessential embodiment of elegance Her biographers however skip over an eually important stage in her life her nearly twenty year long career as a book editor Jackie as Editor is the first book to focus exclusively on this remarkable womans editorial career. I remember hearing about Jackie taking on the job as an editor back in the late 70 s I had no idea how she built a prolific and meaningful career in publishing She had a strong eye for ideas that could become successful books She also was not shy about line editing She worked extremely hard with her authors and pushed them to produce a high uality product Colleagues were initially overwhelmed with her presence but eventually treated 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 the way up to her untimely death I didn t think I could respect this woman any than I already did but this lifted my respect to the highest level possible The Heiress In His Bed year editorial career History remembers Jacueline Kennedy Onassis as the consummate first lady the nations tragic widow the millionaires wife and of course the uintessential embodiment of elegance Her biographers however skip over an eually important stage in her life her nearly twenty

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Free download Jackie as Editor: The Literary Life of Jacueline Kennedy Onassis 105 Ic professional scandal and shepherd than a hundred books through the 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 the life of a complex and enigmatic woman who found fulfillment through her creative career during book publishings legendary Golden Age and away from the public eye uietly defined life on her own ter. I thoroughly enjoyed reading about Mrs Kennedy as an editor I came away with total admiration for her as a scholar and editor She used her connections for publishing opportunities but not for self importance or to impress The myriad of examples make clear to the reader her talents as an editor and strong personal character Her integrity and contributions to this country as first lady and beyond are admirable

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Free download Jackie as Editor: The Literary Life of Jacueline Kennedy Onassis 105 At the age of forty six one of the most famous women in the world went to work for the first time in twenty two years Greg Lawrence who had three of his books edited by Jackie draws from interviews with than 125 of her former collaborators and acuaintances in the publishing world to examine one of the twentieth centurys most enduring subjects of fascination through a new angle her previously untouted skill in the career she chose Over the last third of her life Jackie would master a new industry weather a very publ. Two books were published almost simultaneously on the same subject Jacueline Kennedy Onassis as editor I chose to read the one by Greg Lawrence because I enjoyed the two memoirs he co wrote with his life partner of the time ballet dancer Gelsey Kirkland books which incidentally Onasssis edited Both