Presidential Wives: An Anecdotal History
by Boller, Paul F. Jr.


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In Presidential Wives , Paul Boller brings his gift for telling detail to bear on the women our Presidents married, and the result is a biographical feat--at once funny and poignant, dramatic and illuminating, covering every First Lady from Martha Washington to Hillary Rodham Clinton. Boller devotes a full chapter to each of his subjects, featuring an incisive biographical essay followed by a selection of revealing anecdotes. Through his portrayal of such a diverse group of women, Boller sheds new light on how much the institution of the presidency tells us about ourselves and our life as a nation. First published in 1988, this second edition has been revised to include updated information on people such as Nancy Reagan and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a new preface, and new chapters devoted to Barbara Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton.


 
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Binding: Softcover
Specs: 576 pages | 1.01 Lbs
ISBN: 0195121422
ISBN-13: 9780195121421
Edition: 2
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr | Publish Date 02/99 | Copyright 1999
 
 

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