Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1

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Bloomsbury, 1993 - Presidents' spouses - 587 pages
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Visionary, activist, political wife, woman of surprising independence, Eleanor Roosevelt was the most influential First Lady the United States has ever had and undoubtedly the most important woman in American political history.

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ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: Vol. I, 1884-1933

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

From Cook (History/John Jay; The Declassified Eisenhower, 1981, etc.)—the first volume of a massive biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, which, in seeking redress for its subject, is flawed by its own ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elissa - Goodreads

Very thorough research. I gave it 2 stars not because the quality of the work was poor; but rather because I didn't care for the author's style, and therefore didn't enjoy reading it. Much preferred No Ordinary Time, and will have to keep hunting for another Eleanor biography. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Blanche Wiesen Cook is Professor of History and Women's Studies at John Jay College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her books include Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume I, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and numerous other awards.

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