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Franklin & Eleanor : an extraordinary marriage / Hazel Rowley.

Franklin & Eleanor : an extraordinary marriage / Hazel Rowley.
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ISBN 9780522851793 (pbk.)
Author Rowley, Hazel
Title Franklin & Eleanor : an extraordinary marriage / Hazel Rowley.
Publisher/Date Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2011.
Pagination etc. xxi, 345 p. [8] p. : ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Note Franklin Delano and Eleanor Roosevelt's marriage is one of the most celebrated and scrutinized partnerships in presidential history. It raised eyebrows in their lifetimes and has only become more controversial since their deaths. From FDR's lifelong romance with Lucy Mercer to Eleanor's purported lesbianism - and many scandals in between - the American public has never tired of speculating about the ties that bound these two headstrong individuals. Some claim that Eleanor sacrificed her personal happiness to accommodate FDR's needs; others claim that the marriage was nothing more than a gracious fa ade for political convenience. No one has told the full story until now.
Subject - Name Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Roosevelt, Eleanor, -- 1884-1962
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography
Married people -- United States -- Biography
Shelf Location 973.917 ROOS
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