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White houses : a novel

Author: Amy Bloom
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Lorena Hickok meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Franklin Roosevelt's first presidential campaign. She is not instantly charmed by the idealistic, patrician Eleanor. As their connection deepens into intimacy, what begins as a powerful passion matures into a lasting love, and a life that Hick never expected to have. After she takes a job in the Roosevelt administration, promoting and protecting both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Romance fiction
Named Person: Eleanor Roosevelt; Lorena A Hickok; Eleanor Roosevelt; Lorena A Hickok; Eleanor Roosevelt
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Bloom
ISBN: 9780812995664 081299566X 9780812995671 0812995678
OCLC Number: 990803031
Description: x, 218 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Part one --
Luck is not chance --
Brother and sister in one body --
Longing is like the seed --
Part two --
Heart of my heart --
Swinging on a star --
The words the happy say --
Part Three --
Remembrance has a front and rear --
I have no life but this --
Good night, sweetheart --
The show is not the show --
Heaven is what I cannot reach --
Part four --
The inundation of the Spring --
It's all right with me --
Puttin' on the ritz --
Between you and me --
Parting --
Lilac and star and bird --
Author's note --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Amy Bloom.

Abstract:

Lorena Hickok meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Franklin Roosevelt's first presidential campaign. She is not instantly charmed by the idealistic, patrician Eleanor. As their connection deepens into intimacy, what begins as a powerful passion matures into a lasting love, and a life that Hick never expected to have. After she takes a job in the Roosevelt administration, promoting and protecting both Roosevelts, she comes to know Franklin not only as a great president but as a complicated rival and an irresistible friend, capable of changing lives even after his death.

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