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Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1 by Blanche Wiesen Cook

Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1

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Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1 by Blanche Wiesen Cook
Mar 01, 1993 | ISBN 9780140094602
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“A first rate biography of America’s most fascinating and influential political woman.” (Jill Ker Conway)

“A fresh interpretation of the relationship between Roosevelt’s private and public selves..spirited and absorbing” (David Kennedy, New York Times Book Review)

“Intelligent and absorbing” (New York)

Table Of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgment

1. Ancestry and Heritage
2. Elliott and Anna
3. Childhood of Tears and Loss
4. Years of Dreams and Longing
5. Allenswood and Marie Souvestre
6. Coming Out and Courting
7. Franklin and Me, and Sara Makes Three
8. Eleanor Roosevelt, Political Wife
9. The Roosevelts in Wilson’s Washington
10. 191920: Race Riots and Red Scare, Grief and Renewal
11. The Campaign of 1920 and Louis Howe
12. ER and the New Women of the 1920s: Esther Lape and Elizabeth Read, First Feminist Friends
13. Convalescence, Marital Unity, and Separate Spheres: Polio, Val-Kill, and Warm Springs
14. ER, Political Boss
15. New York’s First Lady, Part-Time
16. Teaching and Todhunter
17. ER at Forty-five
18. Earl Miller: A Champion of Her Own
19. Assignment ER: Lorena Hickok and the 1932 Campaign
20. The First Lady’s First Friend

Selected Bibliography

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