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Kuhn, William. Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography in Books. Nan A. Talese: Doubleday. Dec. 2010. c.368p, illus. ISBN 9780385530996. $27.95. BIOG
Kuhn (history, Carthage Coll.; The Politics of Pleasure: A Portrait of Benjamin Disraeli) has previously written about historical figures from royalty or public life. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was both to most Americans. Kuhn examines her life not through her connections to famous men, but through her own editorial legacy. During the last 20 years of her life, Onassis worked as an editor at Viking then Doubleday, helping to bring into print nearly 100 books. Kuhn aims to show how her work on these …