When We Were the Kennedys
A Memoir from Mexico, Maine
By Monica Wood
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780547630144, 256pp.)
Publication Date: July 10, 2012
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Monica Wood's moving memoir of the season in 1963 Mexico, Maine, as she, her mother, and her three sisters healed after the loss of their mill-worker father and then the nation's loss of its handsome young Catholic president.
Monica Wood is the author of four works of fiction, most recently Any Bitter Thing, which spent 21 weeks on the American Booksellers Association extended bestseller list and was named a Book Sense Top Ten pick. Her other fiction includes Ernie’s Ark and My Only Story, a finalist for the Kate Chopin Award.