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Edith Kermit Roosevelt: Portrait of a First Lady

Morris, Sylvia Jukes

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ISBN 10: 0679728635 / ISBN 13: 9780679728634
Published by Random House, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1990
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***Reliable, fast! Vintage Books. Light cover wear- still glossy. Light spine crease & sm. spine bump- very minor, but should be noted. NO remainder mark. Text excellent- tight, white, clean, unmarked. Nice copy. (82ah) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003240

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Title: Edith Kermit Roosevelt: Portrait of a First ...

Publisher: Random House, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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Previously unpublished letters and diaries are used to portray the life of Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt and to assess the mark that she left as first lady

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"Marvelously full-blooded, engagingly written."

"An endlessly engrossing book, at once of historical and human importance... Morris's indefatigably busy camera catches everything that is catchable. The result is a narrative that one will want to return to and mull over, conscious of the hundred and one details that might have been missed the first time around, and with a reader's freedom to speculate that Morris admirably denies herself."
--R.W.B. Lewis, The Washington Post

"Morris excels at putting Edith in her place in charge of the First Family at a heady time in American history."

"A splendid biography... One reads on, intrigued by the character that emerges."
--Chicago Sun-Times

"This biography represents craftsmanship of the highest order."
--The Christian Science Monitor

"A story as fascinating and well-written as a novel."
--Worcester Telegram

"A superb life story enchantingly told."
--Richmond Times-Dispatch

"A warmly vivid account of a refined, intelligent, and gracious lady and a contribution to the history of an era."
--David H. Burton, St. Joseph's University

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