Eleanor

David Michaelis

eBook - 2020

The New York Times bestseller from prizewinning author David Michaelis presents a "stunning" (The Wall Street Journal) breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America's longest-serving First Lady, an avatar of democracy whose ever-expanding agency as diplomat, activist, and humanitarian made her one of the world's most widely admired and influential women.In the first single-volume cradle-to-grave portrait in six decades, acclaimed biographer David Michaelis delivers a stunning account of Eleanor Roosevelt's remarkable life of transformation. An orphaned niece of President Theodore Roosevelt, she converted her Gilded Age childhood of denial and secrecy into an irreconcilable marriage with her ambitious fifth cou...sin Franklin. Despite their inability to make each other happy, Franklin Roosevelt transformed Eleanor from a settlement house volunteer on New York's Lower East Side into a matching partner in New York's most important power couple in a...

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Published
Simon & Schuster
Language
English
Main Author
David Michaelis
Online Access
Overdrive Resource Page
Format
Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read eBook
Adobe EPUB eBook
File Size32 GB
ISBN9781439192054
Release Date10/6/2020
Kindle Book
ASINB084GB5FCP
Release Date10/6/2020
OverDrive Read eBook
ISBN9781439192054
Release Date10/6/2020