The Summer I Met Jack - SIGNED/PERSONALIZED

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The Summer I Met Jack - SIGNED/PERSONALIZED

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The Summer I Met Jack
Michelle Gable

Hardcover

This is a pre-order for a signed and personalized copy of The Summer I Met Jack by Michelle Gable. Michelle will be visiting Bethany Beach Books on June 6th. Orders may be picked up or mailed to the recipient. Please select these options during checkout. Books will be mailed on Friday, June 8th.

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Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America. Alicia is at once dazzled by the large and charismatic family, in particular the oldest son, a rising politician named Jack.

Alicia and Jack are soon engaged, but his domineering father forbids the marriage. And so, Alicia trades Hyannisport for Hollywood, and eventually Rome. She dates famous actors and athletes and royalty, including Gary Cooper, Kirk Douglas, and Katharine Hepburn, all the while staying close with Jack. A decade after they meet, on the eve of Jack’s inauguration as the thirty-fifth President of the United States, the two must confront what they mean to each other.

The Summer I Met Jack is based on the fascinating real life of Alicia Corning Clark, a woman who J. Edgar Hoover insisted was paid by the Kennedys to keep quiet, not only about her romance with Jack Kennedy, but also a baby they may have had together.

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