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A Lady, First: My Life in the Kennedy White House and the American Embassies of Paris and Rome
A Lady, First: My Life in the Kennedy White House and the American Embassies of Paris and Rome Letitia Baldrige 0670894532 9780670894536 Letitia Baldrige is well known for her bestselling books on etiquette and is a much sought-af
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A Lady, First: My Life in the Kennedy White House and the American Embassies of Paris and Rome by Letitia Baldrige

Letitia Baldrige is well known for her bestselling books on etiquette and is a much sought-after commentator on American style. Now, she writes of her life as a tenacious and successful woman who worked behind the scenes in some of the most exciting places after World War II and at the height of Americas international glory.<P>The romance of Baldriges first job in Paris with American Ambassador David Bruces wife, Evangeline, is only the beginning of her lively tale. From working with Clare Booth Luce in Rome in the early 1950s to becoming the first woman executive for Tiffany & Co. to being the social secretary in the Kennedy White House, Baldrige has led a glamorous, high-spirited life, and A Lady, First shares a wonderful vicarious experience of her adventures.<P>Letitia Baldrige is a joy to read -- she is stylish, chic, and always polite, and she manages to be a feminist and a lady at the same time. Like Katharine Graham and Liz Smith, she has lived her life among celebrities and historymakers and has the stories to prove it. She continues to be an inspiration as the founder of Letitia Baldrige Enterprises, one of the first comp

Author: Letitia Baldrige

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 292

Publisher: Viking Adult

Publication Date: 2001-10-15

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ISBN: 0670894532


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