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First women : the grace and power of America's modern First Ladies / Kate Andersen Brower.

By: Brower, Kate Andersen [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]Copyright date: �2016Edition: First edition.Description: 380 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062439659; 0062439650.Other title: Grace and power of America's modern First Ladies.Subject(s): Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography | Presidents' spouses -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Presidents' spouses -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Presidents' spouses -- United States -- InfluenceGenre/Form: Biographies.DDC classification: 973.09/9 | B
Contents:
political wife -- Sisterhood of 1600 -- Profiles in courage -- Motherhood -- Supporting actors -- East Wing vs. West Wing -- good wife -- Bad blood -- Keep calm and carry on -- Ladies, first.
Summary: Brower draws on a wide array of untapped, candid sources to tell the stories of the ten remarkable women who have defined the role of First Lady of the United States since 1960. From Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama, she offers new insights into this privileged group, and shares stories exploring everything from the first ladies’ political crusades to their rivalries with Washington figures; from their friendships with other first ladies to their public and private relationships with their husbands.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-363) and index.

The political wife -- Sisterhood of 1600 -- Profiles in courage -- Motherhood -- Supporting actors -- East Wing vs. West Wing -- The good wife -- Bad blood -- Keep calm and carry on -- Ladies, first.

Brower draws on a wide array of untapped, candid sources to tell the stories of the ten remarkable women who have defined the role of First Lady of the United States since 1960. From Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama, she offers new insights into this privileged group, and shares stories exploring everything from the first ladies’ political crusades to their rivalries with Washington figures; from their friendships with other first ladies to their public and private relationships with their husbands.

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