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Mrs. Kennedy Goes Abroad
Mrs. Kennedy Goes Abroad
Hardcover      ISBN: 1579651232
Complemented by an introduction by John Kenneth Galbraith, the author's illustrated journal of her travels beside First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy features whimsical paintings in a folk art style, anecdotes, and historic photographs. 20,000 first printing.
Eleanor Roosevelt, 1884-1933: 1884-1933
Eleanor Roosevelt, 1884-1933
Paperback      ISBN: 0140094601
Eleanor Roosevelt was born into the privileges and prejudices of American aristocracy and into a family ravaged by alcoholism. She overcame debilitating roots: in her public life, fighting against racism and injustice and advancing the rights of women; and in her private life, forming lasting intimate friendships with some of the great men and women of her times. This landmark biography provides a compelling new evaluation of one of the most inspiring women in American political history. Celebrated by feminists, historians, politicians, and reviewers everywhere, it presents an unprecedented portrait of a brave, fierce, passionate political lerader of our century.
Eisenhower: Soldier and President
Soldier and President
Paperback      ISBN: 0671747584
Traces Eisenhower's rise to prominence and power in the military and in his political career
A Rough Ride to Albany: Teddy Runs for Governor
A Rough Ride to Albany
Teddy Runs for Governor
Hardcover      ISBN: 096615701x
A historian provides an account of Roosevelt's fight for the governorship of New York State, a four-month struggle beginning with his military triumph in Cuba and culminating in his election as governor. Corry addresses his campaign strategy, political trade-offs, and the many personalities involved in Roosevelt's political milieu. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln
With Malice Toward None
A Life of Abraham Lincoln
Paperback      ISBN: 0060924713
Presents a portrait of Lincoln as an uncommonly complex man of compassion and ambition, honesty and political acumen, and wit and morbid melancholy
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
Founding Brothers
The Revolutionary Generation
Paperback      ISBN: 0375705244
An analysis of the intertwined careers of the founders of the American republic documents the lives of John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.
Front Row at the White House: My Life and Times
Front Row at the White House
My Life and Times
Paperback      ISBN: 0684868091
The author describes her many years of reporting on the White House, exploring the changing relationship between the presidency and the press.
The Great Little Madison
The Great Little Madison
Paperback      ISBN: 0698116216
A young reader's depiction of James Madison evinces his quiet eloquence, intelligence, and passion for unified colonies, in his struggle to help shape the Constitution, steer America through two wars, and more. Reprint.
Where the Buck Stops: The Personal and Private Writings of Harry S. Truman
Where the Buck Stops
The Personal and Private Writings of Harry S. Truman
Paperback      ISBN: 0446391751
Offers the late president's candid reflections on his office and leadership, his predecessors, politics and government in America, and his ever-controversial decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan
It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us
It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684818434
The First Lady shares her observations on the needs of children and families in the modern, fragmented, fast-paced world and explores diverse ways in which we can improve family and community life. 500,000 first printing. $125,000 ad/promo.