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Affairs of state : the untold history of presidential love, sex, and scandal, 1789-1900

Author: Robert P Watson
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents rarely-told stories about presidential marriages, including those marked by bliss or extramarital affairs.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Watson
ISBN: 9781442218345 1442218347 9781442218369 1442218363
OCLC Number: 783155097
Description: vii, 491 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: They don't teach this stuff in school --
Say it isn't so! --
Presidential peccadilloes --
Ten stories of presidential love, sex, and scandal --
"I profess myself a votary to love" --
"Domestic felicity" --
Slave owner and slave lover --
"A petticoat affair" --
A near miss --
"The Siamese Twins" --
"I can never be satisfied" --
An unlikely union --
Full house --
Beloved goddaughter --
Conclusion: What happens in the Lincoln Bedroom --
Fatal attraction --
Making sense of presidential nonsense.
Responsibility: Robert P. Watson.

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Affairs of State reveals the intimate history of America,s First Couples through their romances, love lives, and shocking extramarital affairs.  Read more...

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