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Florence Harding : the first lady, the Jazz Age, and the death of America's most scandalous president

Author: Carl Sferrazza Anthony
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow & Co., ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A major new biography of the politically powerful forerunner of Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton. Florence Harding reveals the never-before-told story of First Lady Florence Harding's phenomenal rise to power. The daughter of an abusive father in small-town Ohio, mother at a young age to an illegitimate child, Florence Harding saw her escape in Warren Harding, and became the driving force behind his ascent to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Anthony, Carl Sferrazza.
Florence Harding.
New York : W. Morrow & Co., c1998
(OCoLC)605508607
Online version:
Anthony, Carl Sferrazza.
Florence Harding.
New York : W. Morrow & Co., c1998
(OCoLC)609519369
Named Person: Florence Kling Harding; Warren G Harding; Florence Kling Harding; Florence Kling Harding; Warren G Harding
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sferrazza Anthony
ISBN: 0688077943 9780688077945 0688169759 9780688169756
OCLC Number: 37993669
Description: xx, 645 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Carl Sferrazza Anthony.

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A major new biography of the politically powerful forerunner of Eleanor Roosevelt and Hillary Clinton. Florence Harding reveals the never-before-told story of First Lady Florence Harding's phenomenal rise to power. The daughter of an abusive father in small-town Ohio, mother at a young age to an illegitimate child, Florence Harding saw her escape in Warren Harding, and became the driving force behind his ascent to one of the most scandal-ridden presidencies in United States history. Preeminent First Ladies biographer Carl Sferrazza Anthony not only captures the drama of Florence Harding's personality, but he uses the White House to bring to life Jazz Age America -- a world of speakeasies and Miss America, Babe Ruth, Al Jolson, and the rise of Hollywood. He shows how Florence's friendship with Evalyn McLean, the morphine-addicted owner of the Hope Diamond and The Washington Post was one of the defining bonds in her public life. With newly unsealed medical information, Florence Harding finally unfolds the mystery of whether the First Lady poisoned the President, whose death occurred seventy-five years ago. Florence Harding is a fascinating and informative look at a lost chapter in American history.

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