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First women : the grace and power of America's modern First Ladies

Author: Kate Andersen Brower
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Brower draws on a wide array of untapped, candid sources to tell the stories of the ten remarkable women who have defined the role of First Lady of the United States since 1960. From Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama, she offers new insights into this privileged group, and shares stories exploring everything from the first ladies political crusades to their rivalries with Washington figures; from their friendships  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Lady Bird Johnson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Andersen Brower
ISBN: 9780062439659 0062439650
OCLC Number: 933729096
Description: 380 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The political wife --
Sisterhood of 1600 --
Profiles in courage --
Motherhood --
Supporting actors --
East Wing vs. West Wing --
The good wife --
Bad blood --
Keep calm and carry on --
Ladies, first.
Other Titles: Grace and power of America's modern First Ladies
Responsibility: Kate Andersen Brower.

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Brower draws on a wide array of untapped, candid sources to tell the stories of the ten remarkable women who have defined the role of First Lady of the United States since 1960. From Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama, she offers new insights into this privileged group, and shares stories exploring everything from the first ladies political crusades to their rivalries with Washington figures; from their friendships with other first ladies to their public and private relationships with their husbands.

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"[A] gossipy, but surprisingly deep, look at the women who help and sometimes overshadow their powerful husbands." -- USA Today Praise for The Residence:"The tell-all The Residence, featuring Read more...

 
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