Forever Young

Forever Young

My Friendship With John F. Kennedy, Jr

Book - 2006
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A uniquely intimate portrait of John F. Kennedy, Jr., from his closest friend For twenty-five years, William Noonan and John F. Kennedy, Jr., were best friends. Sharing an adolescence in Hyannisport, Massachusetts, the two frequented beach bonfires and the Monday night yacht-club dances, took road trips, shared albums, sneaked cigarettes on the widow’s walk of John’s house, and scored beer together. And as they grew older, John and Billy never lost the connection they forged in the Kennedy compound as two young boys who had both tragically lost their fathers.A humble and touching memoir, Forever Younguncovers the private John F. Kennedy, Jr., from the matchless vantage point of a longtime childhood friend. Forever Youngis packed with never-revealed details of John and Carolyn Bessette’s courtship and wedding, the launch of George, John’s unusually close relationship with his mother Jackie, and the heartbreaking aftermath of the plane crash off Martha’s Vineyard that killed John, Carolyn, and Carolyn’s sister. Noonan also shares the more ribald episodes, including John’s many famous conquests, skirmishes with paparazzi, and his stint as People’s “Sexiest Man Alive.” The definitive story of the son of Camelot, Forever Youngis a touching and revelatory tribute to a friendship between two men—and a life cut devastatingly short.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2006.
ISBN: 9780670038107
Branch Call Number: B KENNEDY JOHN
Characteristics: x, 228 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Huber, Robert 1954-


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Jun 24, 2012

Great book of friendship.
But after reading Michael Berman's book, I feel I truly understand Carolyn's messed up marriage/life.

joiedevivre Oct 11, 2011

This is a very good book though the author fails to notice that John was nearing the end of his marriage. Maybe because he failed to stop this doomed union to begin with.

joiedevivre Oct 11, 2011

This is a very good book though the author does not seem to realize that John was heading towards the end of his marriage. Maybe because he failed to prevent this doomed union to begin with.


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