Leap of Faith
Memoirs of an Unexpected Life
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0786867175
In an eloquent and candid memoir, the Queen of Jordan describes her youth in a privileged Arab-American family, her Princeton education, and her marriage to King Hussein of Jordan, providing an intimate portrait of the late monarch and his quest for peace in the Middle East, their private life together, her work as a queen and activist, and the message of Islam in the wake of September 11. 200,000 first printing.
The Kennedy Curse
Why Tragedy Has Haunted America's First Family for 150 Years
Paperback ISBN: 0312312938
Traces the misfortunes of the Kennedy family from the 1830s to the present to consider the author's theories about the family's biological inclinations toward trouble, citing such events as Joseph Kennedy's political activities, John Jr.'s marriage to Carolyn Bessette, and Jackie's struggles with anxiety. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.
An Elegant Spirit
Hardcover ISBN: 0671024787
A portrait of the celebrated movie actress, as presented by her son, recounts her most noted performances, her work as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, and her role as a dedicated wife and mother, in a tribute complemented by previously unpublished photographs and Hepburn's own paintings.
My Movie Business
Paperback ISBN: 0345441303
The author of The World According to Garp and Hotel New Hampshire offers a candid portrayal of his thirteen-year effort to turn Cider House Rules into a successful film, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the filmmaking process. Reprint.