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262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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The last surviving child of Joe and Rose Kennedy presents an intimate portrait of her family's shared life that describes how her parents would encourage their children to discuss current events, forge a strong work ethic and appreciate the sacrifices of their ancestors.
Prologue: The white house by the sea -- "No whining in this house" -- The nine of us -- "No Irish need apply" -- Closet castaways -- Faith, values, and hard work -- Grandma and Grandpa Fitzgerald -- The ocean in our veins -- Our jewel -- On the town with Dad -- A life full of lessons -- Alone with Mother -- The dinner discussion -- Teddy -- Daily walks -- Forever changed -- A long way from Bronxville -- Epilogue: And the beat goes on.