Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of Their Relationship, Based on Eleanor Roosevelt's Private Papers

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Norton, 1973 - 1020 pages
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In his foreword to this book Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. writes, "Mr Lash percieves and reconstructs the complex reciprocity of the partnership between Eleanor and Franlink Roosevelt with immense subtlety, sensibility and honesty. "The story is told from Eleanor's point of view, starting with her unhappy childhood in New York and ending with the death of Frnaklin in 1945.

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User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

Read this years ago and remember thinking it was schmaltzy. Read full review

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User Review  - Janika - Goodreads

Written by a close friend of Eleanor's in the 1970s. Candid look at both characters based on Eleanor's private letter collection. Fascinating material, though biographer's writing style and assumption of knowledge (historical, cultural references) on the part of the reader seems very old fashioned. Read full review

Contents

Foreword by Arthur M Schlesinger Jr
xi
Introduction by Franklin D Roosevelt Jr
xv
Authors Note
xvii
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