From the author: Marilyn finds Pat. Jim has a request.
Marilyn Lovell found Pat White’s body that afternoon, lying on the floor of the master bathroom in the White house. She had left the shower running, and the children had suspected nothing. It was only when Marilyn arrived to take Pat to dinner that they realized she’d killed herself.
In hindsight, Marilyn thought glumly, someone should have suspected that something like this would happen. They all knew Pat was taking sleeping pills and painkillers without a prescription. She’d been...