Harrison Village Library Catalog

Wood, Monica.

When we were the Kennedys : a memoir from Mexico, Maine / Monica Wood. - Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012. - xvii, 235 p. ; 22 cm.

1963, Mexico, Maine. The Wood family is much like its close, Catholic, immigrant neighbors, all dependent on a father$1 (Bs wages from the Oxford Paper Company. Until the sudden death of Dad, when Mum and the four closely connected Wood girls are set adrift. This is the story of how a family saves itself, at first by depending on Father Bob, Mum$1 (Bs youngest brother, a charismatic Catholic priest who feels his new responsibilities deeply. And then, as the nation is shocked by the loss of its handsome Catholic president, the televised grace of Jackie Kennedy$1 (Bshe too a Catholic widow with young children$1 (Bgalvanizes Mum to set off on an unprecedented family road trip to Washington, D.C., to do some rescuing of her own.

Maine author. Monica Wood lives in Portland.



Wood, Monica.

Authors, American--20th century--Biography.

Mexico (Me. : Town)--Biography.

PS3573.O5948 / Z46 2012

813/.54 B