First women : the grace and power of America's modern First Ladies (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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First women : the grace and power of America's modern First Ladies

Author: Kate Andersen Brower; Recorded Books, Inc.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView 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: Electronic books
collective biographies
Biographies
History
Biography
Ebook
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Andersen Brower; Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9780062439673 0062439677
OCLC Number: 946533482
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed September 08, 2015).
Description: 1 online resource
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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Abstract:

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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