A shocking portrait of the 1980s, America, and the woman whose position helped shape the values and policies of the Reagan administration. Through over 1,000 interviews collected during four years of exhaustive research and reporting, Kelley reveals Nancy Reagan as a superb public performer, a vain, materialistic social climber, a bitter foe and ...Read MoreA shocking portrait of the 1980s, America, and the woman whose position helped shape the values and policies of the Reagan administration. Through over 1,000 interviews collected during four years of exhaustive research and reporting, Kelley reveals Nancy Reagan as a superb public performer, a vain, materialistic social climber, a bitter foe and formidable strategist--an American phenomenon. Photographs.Read Less
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Of Kitty Kelley's book on the Bush family, I said it was about as hard hitting as a sorority-house pillow fight. This book on Nancy Reagan is somewhat better, primarily because Nancy Reagan -- if she got into a sorority-house pillow fight -- would be the only girl in the room with a chainsaw and a shotgun. Throw her softballs all day long if you like, but the truth shines through regardless.
Sep 13, 2008
Nancy the Nut Case
I was amazed at the direction this Kitty Kelley book took in discussing the former first lady. Nancy Reagan is portrayed as a total 'nut case' and the stories are endless and priceless! From worrying about her fat ankles, to manipulating fashion designers, to chasing Frank Sinatra, to indiscrete sex acts in a car on the road to Las Vegas--I could not put this book down!
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