Eleanor and Franklin

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W. W. Norton & Company, Sep 8, 2014 - Biography & Autobiography - 1008 pages
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The #1 New York Times Bestseller—Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award

In his extraordinary biography of the major political couple of the twentieth century, Joseph P. Lash reconstructs from Eleanor Roosevelt's personal papers her early life and four-decade marriage to the four-time president who brought America back from the Great Depression and helped to win World War II. The result is an intimate look at the vibrant private and public worlds of two incomparable people.

 

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Exhaustive look at Eleanor and Franklin. I wanted to enjoy this book and did for about 40% of it. Then I just couldn't take it any more. I read Lash's book Helen and Teacher about Helen Keller and ... Read full review

Contents

HE LIVED IN MY DREAMS
THE OUTSIDER
THE SPARKIS STRUCK 9 YOUNG INA YOUNG COUNTRY INAYOUNG TIME MOTHER 14 HONEYMOON 15 SETTLING DOWN
THE WIFE OF A PUBLIC OFFICIAL
THE ROOSEVELTS GO TO WASHINGTON
BRINGING UPHER CHILDREN 19 THE APPROACHOFWAR 20 PRIVATE INTO PUBLIC PERSON 21 TRIAL BY FIRE
FOR
LIFE FOR DEATH 11 MOTHER AND

THE CRACKUP
HER MOTHERS DEATH
JOURNEYS END 13 EPITHALAMION
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About the author (2014)

Joseph P. Lash (1909–1987) was secretary and confidant to Eleanor Roosevelt and the author of numerous acclaimed books.

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