A Very Private Woman

A Very Private Woman

The Life and Unsolved Murder of Presidential Mistress Mary Meyer

Book - 1998
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One of the enduring mysteries of recent decades was the murder of Mary Pinchot Meyer, the well-born, beautiful, rebellious, and intelligent ex-wife of a CIA official, who was killed on a quiet Georgetown towpath in 1964. Mary Meyer was a mistress of JFK, and after her death, news that she had kept a diary set off a tense search for the document by CIA spymaster James Jesus Angelton as well as Mary's brother-in-law, journalist Ben Bradlee. But the crime was never solved, and today her life and death are still a source of fascination, as Nina Burleigh will reveal in a book that looks at a heady, sometimes glamorous period in the nation's capitol, and at a woman who embodied the grace and turbulence of her times.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1998.
ISBN: 9780553106299
Characteristics: 356 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill. ;,25 cm.


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