Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of Their Relationship Based on Eleanor Roosevelt's Private Papers

Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of Their Relationship Based on Eleanor Roosevelt's Private Papers

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by Joseph P. Lash
     
 

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Eleanor and Franklin is one of the most highly acclaimed biographies written in recent times. Its author, Joseph Lash, won the Pulitzer and National Book Award in biography, as well as the Francis Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians. Its focus is Eleanor Roosevelt and her complex relationship with FDR. Based on her personal papers and ranging from

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Eleanor and Franklin is one of the most highly acclaimed biographies written in recent times. Its author, Joseph Lash, won the Pulitzer and National Book Award in biography, as well as the Francis Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians. Its focus is Eleanor Roosevelt and her complex relationship with FDR. Based on her personal papers and ranging from her birth in 1884 to the death of her husband in 1945, this fascinating study reveals new dimensions in a marriage that had a significant impact on the course of American history.
The author combines research and excerpts from Hyde Park papers to illuminate the forty-five-year marriage of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393074598
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/17/1971
Pages:
816
Sales rank:
677,767
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.10(d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Joseph P. Lash (1909–1987) was secretary and confidant to Eleanor Roosevelt and the author of numerous acclaimed books.

Arthur M. Schlesinger (1917 - 2007) was a historian who served as special assistant to President John F. Kennedy. Among his many works are the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Age of Jackson and A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (b.1882 — d.1945), 32nd President of the United States (1933–1945).

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