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No Ordinary Time: Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II

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Publisher Comments:

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, andlt;Iandgt;No Ordinary Timeandlt;/Iandgt; is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story linesand#8212;Eleanor and Franklinand#8217;s marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanorand#8217;s life as First Lady, and FDRand#8217;s White House and its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effectively melds these details and stories into an unforgettable and intimate portrait of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt and of the time during which a new, modern America was born.

Synopsis:

No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines--Eleanor and Franklin's marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor's life as First Lady, and FDR's White House and its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effectively melds these details and stories into an unforgettable and intimate portrait of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt and of the time during which a new, modern America was born.

About the Author

Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of the runaway bestseller andlt;i andgt;Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincolnandlt;/iandgt;. She won the Pulitzer Prize in history for andlt;i andgt;No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War IIandlt;/iandgt; and is also the author of the bestsellers andlt;i andgt;Wait Till Next Yearandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedysandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;i andgt;Lyndon Johnson and the American Dreamandlt;/iandgt;. She lives in Concord, Massachusetts, with her husband, Richard N. Goodwin.

Table of Contents

andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;CONTENTSandlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Prefaceandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;1. "The Decisive Hour Has Come"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;2. "A Few Nice Boys with BB Guns"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;3. "Back to the Hudson" andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;4. "Living Here Is Very Oppressive"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;5. "No Ordinary Time"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;6. "I Am a Juggler"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;7. "I Can't Do Anything About Her"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;8. "Arsenal of Democracy"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;9. "Business As Usual"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;10. "A Great Hour to Live"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;11. "A Completely Changed World"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;12. "Two Little Boys Playing Soldier"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;13. "What Can We Do to Help?"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;14. "By God, If It Ain't Old Frank!"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;15. "We Are Striking Back"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;16. "The Greatest Man I Have Ever Known"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;17. "It Is Blood on Your Hands"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;18. "It Was a Sight I Will Never Forget"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;19. "I Want to Sleep and Sleep"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;20. "Suspended in Space"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;21. "The Old Master Still Had It"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;22. "So Darned Busy"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;23. "It Is Good to Be Home"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;24. "Everybody Is Crying"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;25. "A New Country Is Being Born"andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Afterwordandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;A Note on Sourcesandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Notesandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Bibliographyandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Acknowledgmentsandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781476750576
Author:
Goodwin, Doris Kearns
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Subject:
fdr bio, franklin delano roosevelt, eleanor roosevelt, world war II, great depression, fdr polio, new deal, best fdr bio, hyde park, pultizer prize, doris kearns goodwin books
Edition Description:
Reissue
Publication Date:
20131131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
notes, bibli, 2-16 pp b/w insert
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in

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"Synopsis" by , No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines--Eleanor and Franklin's marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor's life as First Lady, and FDR's White House and its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effectively melds these details and stories into an unforgettable and intimate portrait of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt and of the time during which a new, modern America was born.

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