They were the original power couple—outlandishly rich,
impossibly attractive, and endlessly fascinating. Now, in this rare behind-the-scenes portrait of the Kennedys in their final year together, #1 New
York Times bestselling biographer Christopher Andersen shows us a side
of JFK and Jackie we’ve never seen before. Tender, intimate, complex, and, at
times, explosive, theirs is a love story unlike any other—filled with secrets,
scandals, and bombshells that could never be fully revealed … until now.
reveals stunning new details about the Kennedys’ rumored affairs—hers as well
as his—and how they ultimately overcame all odds to save their marriage; the
president’s many premonitions of his own death and how he repeatedly tried to
pull out of his last fateful trip to Dallas; shocking revelations about how the
couple, unaware of the dangers, became dependent on amphetamine injections, the
real reason—according to his longtime personal physician—for JFK’s notorious
libido; how the tragic death of their infant son Patrick led to an emotional
outpouring from the president that surprised even their closest friends—and
brought JFK and Jackie closer than they had ever been; and touching firsthand
accounts of the family’s most private moments, before and after the
Drawing on hundreds of interviews conducted with the Kennedys’ inner
circle—from family members and lifelong friends to key advisors and political
confidants—Andersen takes us deeper inside the world of the president and his
first lady than ever before. Unsparing yet sympathetic, bigger than life but
all too real, These Few Precious Days captures the ups and
downs of a marriage, a man, and a woman, the memories of which will continue to
fascinate and inspire for generations to come.
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