In 1943, a wartime visit from Madame Chiang Kai-Shek throws the White House into a frenzy of preparations. While accompanying the General's wife from social functions to sessions of congress, Eleanor stumbles upon a dead shoe salesman in the Map Room, crumbling her diplomatic resolve. As America's first lady of mystery searches for answers, time may be running out. 256 pp.
About the Author
Elliot Roosevelt, son of Franklin and Eleanor, was a former writer and rancher. He died in 1990 but left behind a number of unpublished manuscripts to be enjoyed by readers in the years to come.
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