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The autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt.

Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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Activist, diplomat, and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt recounts her life story in this autobiography that combines elements from her original three-volume work.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Eleanor Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Roosevelt
ISBN: 030680476X 9780306804762
OCLC Number: 24501221
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harper & Brothers, 1961.
Includes index.
Description: xix, 454 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Part I: This is my story --
Memories of my childhood --
Adolescence --
Home again --
Early days of our marriage --
A woman --
My introduction to politics --
Washington --
Growing independence --
A changing existence --
Readjustment --
The 1920 campaign and back to New York --
Trial by fire --
Part II: This I remember --
The private lives of public servants --
Private interlude: 1921-1927 --
The governorship years: 1928-1932 --
I learn to be a President's wife --
The first year: 1933 --
The peaceful years: 1934-1936 --
Second term: 1936-1937 --
The royal visitors --
Second term: 1939-1940 --
The coming of war: 1941 --
Visit to England --
Getting on with the war: 1943 --
Visit to the Pacific --
Teheran and the Caribbean --
The last term: 1944-1945 --
Part III: On my own --
An end and a beginning --
Not many dull minutes --
Learning the ropes in the UN --
I learn about Soviet tactics --
The Human Rights Commission --
Foreign travels --
The long way home --
Campaigning for Stevenson --
Bali and Morocco --
In the land of the Soviets --
A challenge for the west --
Part IV: The search for understanding --
Second visit to Russia --
The American dream --
Milestones --
The Democratic convention of 1960 --
Unfinished business.
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"The long and eventful life of Eleanor Roosevelt (1884--1962) was full of rich experiences and courageous actions. The niece of Theodore Roosevelt, she married a distant relative and Columbia  Read more...

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Brava, October 2011 "A lively and honest look at her life, her politics, and so much more."

 
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