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Edith Kermit Roosevelt: Portrait of a First Lady (Modern Library)

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Edith Kermit Carow grew up in New York City in the same circles as did Theodore Roosevelt. But only after TR's first wife died at age twenty-two did the childhood friends forge one of the most successful romantic and political partnerships in American history. Sylvia Jukes Morris's access to previously unpublished letters and diaries brings to full life her portrait of the Roosevelts and their times. During her years as First Lady (1901-09), Edith Kermit Roosevelt dazzled social and political Washington as hostess, confidante, and mother of six, leading her husband to remark, "Mrs. Roosevelt comes a good deal nearer my ideal than I do myself."

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 521-524) and index.

About the Author

Sylvia Jukes Morris is the author of Rage for Fame: The Ascent of Clare Boothe Luce. She lives with her husband, Edmund Morris, in New York City and Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375757686
Author:
Morris, Sylvia Jukes
Publisher:
Modern Library
Author:
Morris, Sylvia Jukes
Location:
New York
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Presidents' spouses
Subject:
First Ladies
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Roosevelt, Theodore - Family
Subject:
Presidents' spouses -- United States.
Subject:
Biography-First Ladies
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library (Paperback)
Series Volume:
no. WQ-95-74.
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
69 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
7.94x5.16x1.09 in. 1.07 lbs.

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