The Fabulous Onassis His Life and Loves Author:Christian Cafarakis Here, at last, is the behind-the-scenes story of the life and loves of Aristotle Onassis, told by a person who served him for ten years as a man Friday. — And Christian Cafarakis, the man Friday and the author, tells all: — Ari Onassis' clandestine courtship of Jacqueline Kennedy and their turbulent marriage that blossomed into a deep love. — Their... more » headline-making marriage contract, according to which Onassis must give his wife $10,000,000 for each year of their marriage if he ever decides to leave her.
Onassis' heartwarming and touching friendship with Sir Winston Churchill; his tempestuous ten-year-love affair with Maria Callas; the story behind his breakup with Princess Grace and Prince Rainier.
And more: Ari and the Beautiful People abord the Christina, the world's most remarkable private yacht; Ari the businessman coolly outsmarting the U.S. Government to the tune of 23 ships; Ari the multimillionaire using Olympic Airways (which he ownns) to pick up his shirts in Athens for the only laundry in the world privileged to wash them, and Ari the lover raining a helicopterful of red roses over Jackie Onassis' house on their island of Skorpios.
"The Fabulous Onassis" tells about a man who is extravagant but penny-pinching, tyrannical but just, hardheaded but softhearted. It is the greatest rag-to-riches story of our time, of the man whose beginnings were humble and who came to marry the Princess of Camelot.« less