The Missing Kennedy: Rosemary Kennedy and the Secret Bonds of Four Women

by Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff
List Price: $15.95 Saved: $5.11 (32%)
Buy @ $10.84
✅ Available at lowest price on Amazon
✅ Usually ships in 24 hours
✅ Total 36 new items found
✅ Eligible for Prime
✅ Eligible for Super Saver Shipping

Rosemary Kennedy, younger sister of President John F. Kennedy, was lobotomized in 1941 at age 23. In 1959, she was put out of public view at a remote facility in rural Wisconsin, where, for more than twenty years, she remained unvisited by family and non-family alike, until 1962.

Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff (Liz) and her parents were likely the first non-Kennedy family members to visit Rosemary following her lobotomy. Liz was niece to Rosemary’s caretaker, Sister Paulus, a Catholic nun at St. Colleta, and she visited Rosemary on a regular basis for the next thirty-four years. Through their friendship, Liz discovered the person many had forgotten or never known.

In 2015, ten years after Rosemary’s death, Liz came forward with a fascinating book about the hidden daughter of America’s royal Kennedy family. “The Missing Kennedy: Rosemary Kennedy and the Secret Bonds of Four Women” is truly unique. It is an eyewitness account of Rosemary’s post-lobotomy years, the first published by a non-family member, and it’s augmented by nearly 100 never-before-seen pictures of Rosemary after she was lobotomized.

Liz can shed considerable light on so many questions, the four biggest being:

  • Why did no one visit Rosemary for more than two decades?
  • What quality of life did Rosemary lead after her lobotomy?
  • What should have been the correct diagnosis of Rosemary’s pre-lobotomy condition?
  • And in what ways did immense good come from Rosemary’s tragic life?
  • This touching story of the intersection of two families will leave you with a unique portrait of the missing, but not forgotten, Kennedy.

    AuthorElizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff
    BindingPaperback
    EAN9781610881753
    EditionReprint
    ISBN9781610881753
    Height900 mm
    Length600 mm
    Width200 mm
    LanguageEnglish
    Language TypePublished
    Number Of Items1
    Number Of Pages200
    Package Quantity1
    Product GroupBook
    Publication Date2016-10-06
    PublisherBancroft Press
    Release Date2016-09-01
    StudioBancroft Press
    Sales Rank583264

    Similar Products

    Bestsellers in Special Needs


    Warning: DOMDocument::load(): Start tag expected, '<' not found in https://www.amazon.com/gp/rss/bestsellers/2444, line: 1 in /home/ashver/webapps/ameroffers/functions.php on line 4

      New Releases in Special Needs


      Warning: DOMDocument::load(): Start tag expected, '<' not found in https://www.amazon.com/gp/rss/new-releases/2444, line: 1 in /home/ashver/webapps/ameroffers/functions.php on line 4

        Bestsellers in Specific Groups


        Warning: DOMDocument::load(): Start tag expected, '<' not found in https://www.amazon.com/gp/rss/bestsellers/2437, line: 1 in /home/ashver/webapps/ameroffers/functions.php on line 4

          New Releases in Specific Groups


          Warning: DOMDocument::load(): Start tag expected, '<' not found in https://www.amazon.com/gp/rss/new-releases/2437/ref=zg_bs_2437_rsslink, line: 1 in /home/ashver/webapps/ameroffers/functions.php on line 4

            Bestsellers in Biographies & Memoirs


            Warning: DOMDocument::load(): Start tag expected, '<' not found in https://www.amazon.com/gp/rss/bestsellers/2/ref=zg_bs_2_rsslink, line: 1 in /home/ashver/webapps/ameroffers/functions.php on line 4

              New Releases in Biographies & Memoirs


              Warning: DOMDocument::load(): Start tag expected, '<' not found in https://www.amazon.com/gp/rss/new-releases/2/ref=zg_bs_2_rsslink, line: 1 in /home/ashver/webapps/ameroffers/functions.php on line 4

                Bestsellers in Subjects


                Warning: DOMDocument::load(): Start tag expected, '<' not found in https://www.amazon.com/gp/rss/bestsellers/1000/ref=zg_bs_1000_rsslink, line: 1 in /home/ashver/webapps/ameroffers/functions.php on line 4

                  Related Categories

                  Trending Products

                  Most Wished For in Special Needs


                  Warning: DOMDocument::load(): Start tag expected, '<' not found in https://www.amazon.com/gp/rss/most-wished-for/2444, line: 1 in /home/ashver/webapps/ameroffers/functions.php on line 4

                    Most Gifted in Special Needs


                    Warning: DOMDocument::load(): Start tag expected, '<' not found in https://www.amazon.com/gp/rss/most-gifted/2444, line: 1 in /home/ashver/webapps/ameroffers/functions.php on line 4