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The first ladies fact book : the stories of the women of the White House, from Martha Washington to Laura Bush

Author: Bill Harris
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The First Ladies Fact Book is the definitive guide to the lives, achievements, triumphs, and tragedies of every first lady from Martha Washington to Laura Bush. Arranged chronologically for easy reference and illustrated throughout with artwork, photographs, and documents, it is a complete overview of everything you'd ever need to know: the major impact of their lives and the legacies they left behind; their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Harris
ISBN: 1579124682 9781579124687
OCLC Number: 60856193
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 725 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Martha Washington 1 --
Chapter 2 Abigail Adams 21 --
Chapter 3 Martha Jefferson 41 --
Chapter 4 Dolley Madison 59 --
Chapter 5 Elizabeth Monroe 85 --
Chapter 6 Louisa Adams 103 --
Chapter 7 Rachel Jackson 123 --
Chapter 8 Hannah Van Buren 135 --
Chapter 9 Anna Harrison 145 --
Chapter 10 Letitia Tyler & Julia Tyler 157 --
Chapter 11 Sarah Polk 173 --
Chapter 12 Margaret Taylor 185 --
Chapter 13 Abigail Fillmore 193 --
Chapter 14 Jane Pierce 201 --
Chapter 15 Harriet Lane 211 --
Chapter 16 Mary Todd Lincoln 223 --
Chapter 17 Eliza Johnson 249 --
Chapter 18 Julia Grant 267 --
Chapter 19 Lucy Hayes 277 --
Chapter 20 Lucretia Garfield 297 --
Chapter 21 Ellen Arthur 307 --
Chapter 22 Frances Cleveland 321 --
Chapter 23 Caroline Harrison 331 --
Chapter 24 Ida McKinley 347 --
Chapter 25 Edith Roosevelt 363 --
Chapter 26 Helen Taft 381 --
Chapter 27 Ellen Wilson & Edith Wilson 391 --
Chapter 28 Florence Harding 427 --
Chapter 29 Grace Coolidge 451 --
Chapter 30 Louise Hoover 467 --
Chapter 31 Eleanor Roosevelt 479 --
Chapter 32 Bess Truman 503 --
Chapter 33 Mamie Eisenhower 521 --
Chapter 34 Jacqueline Kennedy 539 --
Chapter 35 Lady Bird Johnson 569 --
Chapter 36 Pat Nixon 589 --
Chapter 37 Betty Ford 609 --
Chapter 38 Rosalynn Carter 625 --
Chapter 39 Nancy Reagan 641 --
Chapter 40 Barbara Bush 655 --
Chapter 41 Hillary Clinton 673 --
Chapter 42 Laura Bush 693.
Responsibility: Bill Harris.
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The First Ladies Fact Book is the definitive guide to the lives, achievements, triumphs, and tragedies of every first lady from Martha Washington to Laura Bush. Arranged chronologically for easy reference and illustrated throughout with artwork, photographs, and documents, it is a complete overview of everything you'd ever need to know: the major impact of their lives and the legacies they left behind; their personalities and personal habits; their early lives; their family backgrounds, siblings, children, friends, and foes.

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