The Other Man: John F. Kennedy Jr., Carolyn Bessette, and Me by Michael BerginThe international supermodel and actor details his rise to fame in the fashion world and reveals for the first time the truth about his stormy, passionate, and now famous relationship with Carolyn Bessette.
This is the story of a small–town kid who moved to the big city, fell in love with a beautiful, mysterious woman, and found himself in competition with the most eligible bachelor in the world, John F. Kennedy Jr.
Now, for the first time, Michael Bergin reveals the truth behind a life lived in the limelight and a relationship shrouded in secrecy. From his early days growing up in a small blue–collar Connecticut town, to his meteoric rise as fashion icon and television star, to the passion he shared with the enigmatic and complex Carolyn Bessette, this is an inside look at the world of beauty, power, and celebrity.
In 1992, Michael and Carolyn met in a bar in New York City. She was unlike any woman he had ever known–sophisticated, successful, with bewitching charm and grace. An intensely passionate relationship was born. Not long after, Michael landed the coveted Calvin Klein underwear campaign, and his career took off. The future looked bright, and Carolyn and Michael seemed destined for a long and happy life together.
But it was not to be. Four years later Michael was an international fashion icon and Carolyn was Mrs. John F. Kennedy Jr.–however, the story doesnt end there. This is the truth about their lives, a tale full of warmth, humour, heartbreak, and tragedy.
Above all, The Other Man is a testament to the enduring power of love and a story about the painful choices we make with our all–too–human hearts.
10 of Our Favorite Chapter Books for Animal Lovers
There's a debate currently going on in my house about which animal we should choose as a new pet. My daughters have been making lists of possibilities, including the pros and cons — and even what they think the costs will be for each. They're truly animal-lovers, and if they had their way, our home would be a filled with pets As the pet debate continues and we get no closer to an agreement or final decision, I think a book or two about animals could be just the solution. Here are seven animal-themed chapter books for independent readers that you might like to introduce to the animal-lover in your family.
Anything furry and fuzzy that begs to be snuggled is high on the list of favorites for girls and boys this age. Thankfully, there are lots of books to fill the demands of the critter-loving kids out there. Get ready for involuntary squeals of delight, because these nine books are just oozing cuteness. The puppy pirates have been catnapped! This swashbuckling adventure is perfect for fans of four-footed pirates.
Keep your family well read
I am hopeful that it will be of great use to parents with children in the age range. However, some of the books are great for 5 year olds, who are early readers, too. I also have a list of tips to find early chapter books and. Many of those books are appropriate here, but I am avoiding too much duplication between the lists. The following early chapter books either have animals as the main narrative characters, or have a strong animal theme. Note: Book titles are affiliate links. A quirky and humorous series about a pug who lives with the charming Lady Miranda.
Whether your children love dogs, ponies, or magical creatures like unicorns, never fear! There is a perfect chapter book out there about their furry, feathery, or fishy favorites. Are they fans of pigs who ride in cars? Got it. Do they like reading about rescue dogs? What about a magical goose who lays golden eggs?