Barbara Leaming
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Barbara Leaming

Barbara Leaming is the author of "Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter" (Thomas Dunne Books, April 12, 2016). She has written three New York Times bestsellers, including her recent book "Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis". Leaming's book "Churchill Defiant" received The Emery Reves Award from the International Churchill Centre. Her groundbreaking biography of America's 35th President, "Jack Kennedy: The Education of a Statesman" was the first to detail the lifelong influence of British history and culture and especially of Winston Churchill on JFK. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, the Times of London and other periodicals. She lives in Connecticut.

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Best Sellers

    • Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

    • The Untold Story
    • By: Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 242
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 213

    The untold story of how one woman’s life was changed forever in a matter of seconds by a horrific trauma....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Has New Information

    • By Jean on 11-07-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • If This Was Happiness

    • A Biography of Rita Hayworth
    • By: Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated by: Anna Fields
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Rita Hayworth was the epitome of 1940s Hollywood glamour....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good

    • By C. Ramsay on 04-26-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Kick Kennedy

    • The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter
    • By: Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 92

    Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy was the incandescent life force of the fabled Kennedy family, her father's acknowledged "favorite of all the children" and her brother Jack's "psychological twin"....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I had hoped for.

    • By Karen Vincent on 05-02-16
    • The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter
    • By: Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 04-12-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 98 ratings

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Orson Welles

    • A Biography
    • By: Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated by: Grace Conlin
    • Length: 22 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    Genius, artist, monstre sacré, Orson Welles had one of the most brilliant and tempestuous careers in show business....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book; average narration

    • By Karen on 03-21-11

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Bette Davis

    • A Biography
    • By: Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated by: Grace Conlin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    She was the tempestuous, strong-willed woman who ignited the movie screen with her legendary performances in Of Human Bondage, Jezebel, and All About Eve....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Love the subject, not so much the book

    • By Jason on 08-01-16

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Churchill Defiant

    • Fighting On: 1945-1955
    • By: Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Winston Churchill rages against time and his own mortality in this tumultuous political drama of his last ten years of public life....

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Katharine Hepburn

    • By: Barbara Leaming
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Hollywood has produced many stars, but no one compares to Katharine Hepburn....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quite Interesting!

    • By Joann. M. Miletto on 05-16-17

    Regular price: $17.47

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