Eleanor and Franklin (Signet)

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9780451140760: Eleanor and Franklin (Signet)

In the words of Arthur Schlesinger, Eleanor & Franklin "is a beautiful book - beautiful in its scholarship, insight, objectivity and candor." Joseph Lash was secretary and confidant to Eleanor Roosevelt. His book was made into the PBS special of the same name.

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Joseph Lash won a Pulitzer prize for this biography. he was a longtime associate of Eleanor Roosevelt and is also the author of Eleanor: The Years Alone.

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“A beautiful book—beautiful in its scholarship, insight, objectivity and candor...immense subtlety, sensibility and honesty.” (Arthur Schlesinger)

“An exceptionally candid, exhaustive . . . heartrending book.” (The New Yorker)

“The intimate chronicle of a woman and a marriage. . . . Here is one of the great and moving stories of our time—a masterpiece of vivid evocation and sympathetic understanding.” (New York Times)

“Wholly absorbing and richly documented.” (Marya Mannes - The Atlantic)

“So engrossing and complex that it reads like a work of fiction.” (Jean Stafford - Vogue)

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