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Author Swift, Will, 1947-

Title Pat and Dick : the Nixons, an intimate portrait of a marriage / Will Swift.

Publication Info. New York : Threshold Editions, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Nixon,R SWI    Available
Edition First Threshold editions hardcover edition.
Description x, 479 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. An ambitious young couple -- "Will you think of me sometimes?" -- Going places -- Married, happily -- Love after Pearl Harbor -- Giant slayers -- The faces of America's future -- Crises on the home front -- Safeguarding the American home -- Part II. Cultural leaders and private citizens -- "Heroes" and "housewives": Dick, Ike, Pat and Mamie -- A turbulent ascent -- Enduring defeat -- Darkness -- Your turn, my turn -- Part III. White House dreams and nightmares -- Adjusting to the White House fortress -- "We had held our own" -- A private marriage in the public spotlight -- Love in the White House -- The zenith -- Falling apart -- Part IV. Affliction and recovery -- Renewal in exile -- A peaceful twilight -- Epilogue.
Subject Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994.
Nixon, Pat, 1912-1993.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
Married people -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781451676945 hardback
1451676948 hardback

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