A unique burden was inherited by the children of the original Kennedy icons, JFK and his celebrated siblings. Raised in a world of enormous privilege, against the backdrop of American history, their own lives often veered between towering accomplishment and moments of personal heartbreak. These are the Kennedy stories you’ve never heard before:
- The real story of JFK, Jr.’s tumultuous marriage to Carolyn Bessette and the details of their tragic deaths
- Caroline Kennedy’s surprising marriage to Ed Schlossberg and her rivalry with her brother, John
- The unexpected way pop star Taylor Swift helped Conor Kennedy cope with his mother’s suicide
- Congressman Joseph Kennedy III’s rise to power and his compelling Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address
Based on exclusive first-hand interviews and in-depth research, The Kennedy Heirs
is an epic drama of ambition, scandal, pride and power.
About the Author
J. Randy Taraborrelli is the author of 20 biographies, most of which have become New York Times
bestsellers, including: Jackie, Ethel, Joan: Women of Camelot; After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to the Present
, which was adapted as a mini-series for Reelz; and Jackie, Janet & Lee: The Secret Lives of Janet Auchincloss and Her Daughters, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill
, currently being adapted as a television series by Tomorrow Studios.
"A dishy group portrait...Kennedy worshippers--and haters--will feast on the juicy details in Taraborrelli's soap opera."