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Author Rowley, Hazel.

Title Franklin and Eleanor : an extraordinary marriage / Hazel Rowley.

Imprint New York : Picador, 2011, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Rosen  973.917 R677Brow 2011    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st Picador ed.
Description xviii, 345 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-327) and index.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
Married people -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780312610630 (pbk.)
0312610637 (pbk.)

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