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6 edition of First Ladies found in the catalog.

First Ladies

The Saga of the Presidents Wives and Their Power 1789-1961

by Carl Sferrazza Anthony

  • 32 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Presidents,
  • First Ladies,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Wives,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • History: World,
  • United States - General,
  • Spouses,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • History / General,
  • General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages688
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7726490M
    ISBN 100688112722
    ISBN 109780688112721

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Feb 09,  · This book gives us a glimpse of what life in the private quarters in the White House was like. Always respectful, we learn about the personalities of the presidents, their first ladies, families, and guests.

However, it is not a tell-all gossip book, but we do learn some interesting facts.5/5. Mar 17,  · An insider's view from Secret Service agents assigned to protect the President and their families. The rumor reveals things that most people did not know about the character of Presidents, First Ladies and Vice Presidents ranging from the 's to present.

C-SPAN’s year-long history series, First Ladies: Influence and Image, featured interviews with more than fifty preeminent historians and biographers.

In this informative book, these experts paint intimate portraits of all 45 first ladies—their lives, ambitions, and unique partnerships with their presidential spouses. In this previously untold story of a unique role and its evolving definitions, Carl Sferrazza Anthony has produced "an entirely new take on the first ladyship" and "an awesome work of scholarship" (Library Journal).

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