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The Pink Suit

by Nicole Mary Kelby

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

The Pink Suit Synopsis

On 22 November 1963, Jacqueline Kennedy accompanied her husband to Dallas, Texas, wearing a pink suit that was one of his favourites. But as Jackie was greeted by ecstatic crowds that sunny morning, nobody could have dreamt just how iconic the suit would soon become. In The Pink Suit, Nicole Mary Kelby has written a novel imagining the life of the garment that became emblematic of the moment the American Dream turned to ashes. Kate is an Irish seamstress working in the back room at Chez Ninon, an exclusive Manhattan atelier entrusted with creating much of Jackie's wardrobe. Kate and the First Lady share roots in rural Ireland, and although their lives could not be more different, Kate honours their connection by using the muslin toiles for each piece she sews for Mrs Kennedy to fashion an identical garment - in a different fabric - for her own niece. Then comes the terrible day that pictures of Kate's handiwork, splashed with the president's blood, are beamed all over the world.

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ISBN: 9781844089741
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781844089741
Publication date: 5th June 2014
Author: Nicole Mary Kelby
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,
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About Nicole Mary Kelby

Nicole Mary Kelby is the critically acclaimed author of four previous novels. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. www.nmkelby.com

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