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The Summer I Met Jack

(2018)
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"[The Summer I Met Jack] offers an alternate Kennedy family history that will leave readers wondering whether America knew the real JFK at all." --Kirkus Reviews

New York Times
bestselling author imagines the affair between John F. Kennedy and Alicia Corning Clark - and the child they may have had.

Based on a real story - in 1950, a young, beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America. Alicia is at once dazzled by the large and charismatic family, in particular the oldest son, a rising politician named Jack.

Alicia and Jack are soon engaged, but his domineering father forbids the marriage. And so, Alicia trades Hyannisport for Hollywood, and eventually Rome. She dates famous actors and athletes and royalty, including Gary Cooper, Kirk Douglas, and Katharine Hepburn, all the while staying close with Jack. A decade after they meet, on the eve of Jack’s inauguration as the thirty-fifth President of the United States, the two must confront what they mean to each other.

The Summer I Met Jack
by Michelle Gable is based on the fascinating real life of Alicia Corning Clark, a woman who J. Edgar Hoover insisted was paid by the Kennedys to keep quiet, not only about her romance with Jack Kennedy, but also a baby they may have had together.

Genre: General Fiction

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June 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Summer I Met Jack (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic)
Author(s): Michelle Gable
ISBN: 1-4328-5261-2 / 978-1-4328-5261-0 (USA edition)
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May 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Summer I Met Jack: A Novel
Author(s): Michelle Gable
ISBN: 1-250-10324-X / 978-1-250-10324-6 (USA edition)
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April 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Summer I Met Jack: A Novel
Author(s): Michelle Gable
ISBN: 1-250-77087-4 / 978-1-250-77087-5 (USA edition)
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May 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Summer I Met Jack: A Novel
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Title: The Summer I Met Jack
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ISBN: 1-250-19960-3 / 978-1-250-19960-7 (USA edition)
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May 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Summer I Met Jack: A Novel
Author(s): Michelle Gable
ISBN: 1-4272-9671-5 / 978-1-4272-9671-9 (USA edition)
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Title: The Summer I Met Jack: A Novel
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May 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Summer I Met Jack: A Novel
Author(s): Michelle Gable
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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