Eleanor and Hick The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

Susan Quinn

eBook - 2016

A warm, intimate account of the love between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok—a relationship that, over more than three decades, transformed both women's lives and empowered them to play significant roles in one of the most tumultuous periods in American historyIn 1932, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roosevelt entered the claustrophobic, duty-bound existence of the First Lady with dread. By that time, she had put her deep disappointment in her marriage behind her and developed an independent life—now threatened by the public role she would be forced to play. A lifeline came to her in the form of a feisty campaign reporter for the Associated Press: Lorena Hickok. Over the next thirty years, until Eleanor...s death, the two women carried on an extraordinary relationship: They were, at different points, lovers, confidantes, professional advisors, and caring friends. They couldn't have been more different....

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Penguin Publishing Group
Language
English
Main Author
Susan Quinn
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Adobe EPUB eBook
File Size12 GB
ISBN9781101607022
Release Date9/27/2016
Kindle Book
ASINB01CFBJZLQ
Release Date9/27/2016
OverDrive Read eBook
File Size11 GB
ISBN9781101607022
Release Date9/27/2016