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Mayor Helen Boosalis : my mother's life in politics

Author: Beth Boosalis Davis
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a 1950s housewife and League of Women Voters volunteer who spearheaded the city of Lincoln's switch to a 'strong mayor' form of government, Helen Boosalis never anticipated that she herself would  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Helen Boosalis; Helen Boosalis
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Boosalis Davis
ISBN: 9780803217409 0803217404
OCLC Number: 183928667
Description: xx, 531 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Flash forward : calling me home --
Call to action --
Flash forward : down to two --
Madame mayor --
Flash forward : may the best woman --
This is not your father's city hall --
Flash forward : money talks --
Roll up her sleeves --
Flash backward : roots--all Greek to me --
Expect the unexpected --
Flash forward : getting to know you --
Everything old is new again --
Flash forward : one false move and ... --
Mayors' mayor --
Flash forward : issues, debates, polls, and other irrelevancies --
Another time around --
Flash forward : trails end --
Life after is politics.
Responsibility: Beth Boosalis Davis.
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"Preview glance at Beth Boosalis Davis' book, Mayor Helen Boosalis: My Mother's Life in Politics, suggests this is an exceptional work, carefully crafted, well-researched and engagingly written."-Don Read more...

 
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