Jackie, Janet & Lee: the secret lives of Janet Auchincloss and her daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill

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*THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**CURRENTLY BEING DEVELOPED FOR TELEVISION BY TOMORROW STUDIOS*A dazzling biography of three of the most glamorous women of the 20th Century: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, her mother Janet Lee Auchincloss, and her sister, Princess Lee Radziwill.

“Do you know what the secret to happily-ever-after is?” Janet Bouvier Auchincloss would ask her daughters Jackie and Lee during their tea time. “Money and Power,” she would say. It was a lesson neither would ever forget. They followed in their mother’s footsteps after her marriages to the philandering socialite “Black Jack” Bouvier and the fabulously rich Standard Oil heir Hugh D. Auchincloss.

Jacqueline Bouvier would marry John F. Kennedy and the story of their marriage is legendary, as is the story of her second marriage to Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. Less well known is the story of her love affair with a world renowned architect and a British peer. Her sister, Lee, had liaisons with one and possibly both of Jackie's husbands, in addition to her own three marriages—to an illegitimate royal, a Polish prince and a Hollywood director.

If the Bouvier women personified beauty, style and fashion, it was their lust for money and status that drove them to seek out powerful men, no matter what the cost to themselves or to those they stepped on in their ruthless climb to the top. Based on hundreds of new interviews with friends and family of the Bouviers, among them their own half-brother, as well as letters and journals, J. Randy Taraborrelli's book paints an extraordinary psychological portrait of two famous sisters and their ferociously ambitious mother.

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subject_facetAuchincloss, Janet Lee, -- 1907-1989
Biographies
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Mothers and daughters -- United States
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, -- 1929-1994
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography
Radziwill, Lee Bouvier, -- 1933-
title_displayJackie, Janet & Lee : the secret lives of Janet Auchincloss and her daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill
title_fullJackie, Janet & Lee : the secret lives of Janet Auchincloss and her daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill / J. Randy Taraborrelli
title_shortJackie, Janet & Lee
title_subthe secret lives of Janet Auchincloss and her daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill
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Celebrities
Mothers and daughters
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy
Presidents' spouses
Radziwill, Lee Bouvier