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Franklin and Eleanor : an extraordinary marriage

Author: Hazel Rowley
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Picador edView all editions and formats
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Hazel Rowley describes the remarkable courage and lack of convention--private and public--that kept FDR and Eleanor together. She reveals a partnership that was both supportive and daring--a partnership that they created according to their own ambitions and needs.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Eleanor Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hazel Rowley
ISBN: 9780312610630 0312610637
OCLC Number: 707969302
Description: xviii, 345 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Cousins in love, 1902-1905 --
A Victorian marriage, March 1905-March 1913 --
Somewhat at sea, March 1913-February 1920 --
Tragedy at Campobello, June 1920-March 1922 --
The wilderness years, March 1922-November 1928 --
In the governor's mansion, November 1928-March 1933 --
Grand hotel, March 1933-November 1936 --
Embattled, November 1936-November 1940 --
"I am a bit exhausted," December 1940-March 1945 --
The Rose Garden, March 1945-November 1962.
Responsibility: Hazel Rowley.

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Franklin Delano and Eleanor Roosevelt's marriage is one of the most celebrated and scrutinized partnerships in presidential history. It raised eyebrows in their lifetimes and has only become more  Read more...

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