The primary purpose of this book is to investigate the various facets of the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a person who symbolized herself as an American icon for most of her adult life both before, during and after her years in the White House as the First Lady of the United States. The book also examines the early years of Jacqueline Kennedy in order to find out whether there were any traits in her personality that prepared her for the more challenging times which she had to endure in her later years. The book makes an honest attempt to touch upon the fascinating life Jacqueline Kennedy led which touched one and all crossing across various sections of American society. Through an organization of ten chapters, the book covers Jackie's life from her early childhood years in East Hampton, Long Island to the final days in Manhattan, New York City. This book was published in hardcover as ‘Jackie Kennedy: Images and Reality’ by Nova Science.