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The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher
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bookshelves: fresh-fiction, read-2018

I've long had an interest with the Kennedy family and this book about Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy was one that I had been looking forward to reading for a long time. Kick, the next oldest daughter of Joe and Rose Kennedy is one of the lesser known Kennedys. Her life and death have been overshadowed by her famous brothers. Kick's life was cut short, but she managed much during her short life. However, much came at a great cost. In the 1930s, her father Joe was the ambassador in London and Kick loved her life there. She had great friends and she also met the love of her life Billy Hartington, the future Duke of Devonshire. But, Kick came from a devout Catholic family and Billy was Protestant. Neither could compromise their faith. She would lose her family and his family would never accept that Billy converted nor that their future children would be raised Catholics. And, then England is drawn into WW2 in the middle of this emotional turmoil. Will they ever be together?

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Reading Progress

February 24, 2018 – Shelved
February 24, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
February 24, 2018 – Shelved as: want-to-read-2018
April 30, 2018 – Shelved as: arcs
May 19, 2018 – Shelved as: fresh-fiction
September 23, 2018 – Started Reading
September 24, 2018 –
81.0%
September 24, 2018 – Finished Reading
September 25, 2018 – Shelved as: read-2018

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