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Publisher's Summary

The number-one New York Times best-selling author of The Day John Died delivers another dramatic installment in the lives of the Kennedys - including new details about JFK, Jr., his relationship with his mother, his many girlfriends, and the night of his tragic death.
Critically acclaimed author Christopher Andersen is a master of celebrity biographies - boasting 16 best sellers, among them These Few Precious Days, Mick, and William and Kate. Now in his latest thrilling book, untold details of the life and death of JFK, Jr., come to light, released in time for the 15-year marker of the tragic plane crash on July 16, 1999.
At the heart of The Good Son is the most important relationship in JFK, Jr.'s life: that with his mother, the beautiful and mysterious Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Andersen explores his reactions to his mother's post-Dallas suicidal depression and growing dependence on prescription drugs (as well as men); how Jackie felt about the women in her son's life, from Madonna and Sarah Jessica Parker, to Daryl Hannah and Carolyn Bessette, to his turbulent marriage; the senseless plane crash that took his life; the aftermath of shock, loss, grief, and confusion; and much more. Offering new insights into the intense, tender, and often stormy relationship between this iconic mother and son, The Good Son is a riveting, bittersweet biography for lovers of all things Kennedy.
©2014 Christopher Anderson (P)2014 Blackstone Audio
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4 out of 5 stars
By L. Vanwilgen on 05-09-18

Well Done

Having read many books about the Kennedy family I enjoyed the level of detail that never felt like it was overtly gossipy.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Kathleen Byrne on 12-20-17

Glance at JFK Jr. life

Disappointing story about JFK Jr., sells him short on his life story, he had ADHD, Graves Disease,and reckless. Made the case that it was inevitable, he would die, because he was unfocused . More information about his wife. My personal opinion is that John decision to run for the Senate, was the deciding factor for his death.

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