Discover An Amazing Travelogue!!!The author of the travelogue, Jackie Beyond the Myth of Camelot is also the writer/producer of the PBS feature documentary Jackie Behind the Myth.The travels of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis are extraordinary as sheMoreDiscover An Amazing Travelogue!!!The author of the travelogue, ´Jackie Beyond the Myth of Camelot´ is also the writer/producer of the PBS feature documentary ´Jackie Behind the Myth´.The travels of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis are extraordinary as she immerses herself as a celebrated first lady into the cultures of foreign countries then privately as a literary editor.Her love of French culture, inspires journeys to Versailles where she commissioned the famous photography journal Unseen Versailles.
In South America, she spoke Spanish and created unique White House performances for Pablo Casals and the Bossa Nova.Jackie traveled to Egypt, India, Prague, Russia and China. Her extraordinaryfascination with foreign cultures inspired many literary projects from biographies of Russia´s Tsar Nicholas to a history of India´s holistic medical tradition Ayurveda in The Garden of Life.After Jackie transformed the White House into a magnificent stage for the performing arts she created a distinguished list of literary works byAndre Previn, Judith Jamison, George Plimpton, Louis Auchincloss, and dozens of other leaders in the arts.
Many times Jackie would commissioned memoirs, provocative histories, and her deep knowledge of the performing arts was the inspiration for many of her books.The travelogue also explores her adventurous journeys to establish the International Center for Photography, save the Egyptian temples from the floods caused by the construction of the High Aswan Dam, preserve and restore Grand Central Terminal, and support Diana Vreeland´s exhibtions at The Costume Museum.
Jackie´s career as a literary editor reveals that her greatest gift to America was a tremendous lifting of the American spirit through art, music, culture and dance.Wall Street Journal Bookshelf December 18, 2010Rewriting Her LegacyIt´s hard to imagine that there´s more to say about the extraordinary life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, but it turns out that there is:Two dueling books tell the story of the last third of her life spent as a literary editor in New York, with JFK and Ari just ghostly presences in the background.Eleven years prior to these books appearing on the market is K.L.
Kelleher’s “Jackie- Beyond the Myth of Camelot, A Passion for Artists & Authors” – insightful, well researched, written and engaging! Kelleher’s book is a product of her PBS documentary, Jackie Behind the Myth which debuted on November 29th, 1999.