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When we were the Kennedys :

by Wood, Monica.
Published by : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, (Boston :) Physical details: xvii, 235 p. ; 22 cm. ISBN:9780547630144. Year: 2012 List(s) this item appears in: Book Club Selections
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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.

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