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This book has small dusted stories about Rosemary Kennedy. This book is its whole is about the nun who took care of Rosemary. Her life on the family farm, how she told her mother she wanted to be a nun. How her life was in cloisters and and the various communities she served within. Here and there there are small glimpses into Rosemary, but placing her name and likeness on the cover was just a plain sales tactic a true bait and switch tactic.
Why is there not a photo of the nun who cared for Rosemary? Why not have a photo of the two of them together? I also have a problem with the photo that was used. This photo is pre- lobotomy, why not have a photo post-lobotomy of the time frame of when the sister was caring for Rosemary?
This book was incredibly disappointing and that it was marketed in this way is just a bait and switch on the consumer.
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The subject matter of the book would be pretty good if I didn't have to listen to the most annoying narrator in the history of time. This is the story of a nun from Wisconsin, her niece, and Rosemary Kennedy from Boston. Audible, can you find a narrator who doesn't sound exactly like the perfect stereotype of those who discriminated against the Irish immigrants? Can you find a narrator who can at least pronounce the Wisconsin town that figures prominently in the book - Oconomowoc? Because this narrator butchers it over and over and over and over. Ugh.
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