Summer Literary Tea Adventure at Westgate Hotel in San Diego
Enjoy the Summer Literary Tea Adventure- an exquisite 3-course afternoon tea with champagne in the Le Fontainebleau Room at San Diego’s Westgate Hotel. Celebrate Michelle Gable a New York Times bestselling author of ‘A Paris Apartment’, ‘I’ll See You in Park’, and ‘The Book of Summer’ and her new novel: ‘The Summer I Met Jack’ where she imagines the affair between John F. Kennedy and Alicia Corning Clark.
You won’t want to miss this decadent event at the historic Westgate Hotel. Over books, bubbly, and delectable tea treats like crab cakes, scones, & seasonal berries, Michelle will share the fascinating real life story behind her novel, of Alicia Corning Clark, a woman who J. Edgar Hoover insisted was paid by the Kennedys to keep quiet, not only about her romance with Jack Kennedy, but also a baby they may have had together.
“The Summer I Met Jack” is based on a real story that takes place in 1950 where a young and beautiful Polish refugee arrives in Hyannisport, Massachusetts to work as a maid for one of the wealthiest families in America. Alicia is dazzled by the charismatic family especially the oldest son who is a rising politician named Jack. This book dives into the life of a woman who J. Edgar Hoover insisted was paid on by the Kennedys to keep quiet about her romance with Jack and the baby they may have had together.