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Author Peyser, Marc N., author.

Title Hissing cousins : the untold story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth / Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer.

Publication Info. New York : Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Roosevelt Family PEY    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 332 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-314) and index.
Contents Orphans -- Home abroad -- Domestic affairs -- Other women -- Civil War -- The singing teapot -- New roles -- Arena -- Clouds of war -- Cold war -- Monuments.
Summary Examines the relationship between cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, "revealing the contentious bond between two political trailblazers who short-circuited the rules of gender and power, each in her own way"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Roosevelt family.
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 -- Family.
Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980 -- Family.
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
Cousins -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Dwyer, Timothy, 1965-
Added Title Untold story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
ISBN 9780385536011 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0385536011 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780385536028 (eBook)

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