Eleanor Roosevelt lived 17 years after her husband Franklin's death in 1945. This is the story of those mature years, in which her humanitarian work earned her the title of First Lady of the World.Eleanor Roosevelt lived 17 years after her husband Franklin's death in 1945. This is the story of those mature years, in which her humanitarian work earned her the title of First Lady of the World.Read Less
Fine. No dust jacket. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 368 p. Audience: General/trade. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1972. Foreword by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. 368 pages, 16 photo plates, cloth, Continues the biography of Mrs. Roosevelt which began in the author"s Eleanor and Franklin. Joseph Lash"s Eleanor and Roosevelt, which took the reader up to the president"s death in 1945, Brendan Gill said, "Mrs. Roosevelt had 17 full and notably useful years to live after he died, and it is to be hoped that Mr. Lash will feel moved to write a substantial coda to the present volume, embracing what may have been the happiest time she ever knew. Eleanor: The Years Alone is that coda. The Table of Contents indicates the sweep of this book, in which we see Eleanor, standing alone, free to say whatever she wished, earning from both president and man in the street the title of First Lady of the World. ISBN: 0393073610. Blue Hard Cover, Gold Lettering. No DJ. Edges and corner slightly rubbed, pages clean & bright, spine tight. AB08
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 0393073610. Signed by author on the title page. Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, photographic endpapers. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. The volume is in excellent condition, showing only slight shelf-wear, it is unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, shows minor wear at the head of the spine and at corners and has one small closed tear on the rear panel. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. B&W Photos. Large 8vo 9"-10" tall. 368 pp. Signed by Author.
If you like biographies and enjoy history, this a good read. The background on the forming of the UN and Eleanor's role is worth the time to read this book. Lash writes in a style that is easy and interesting. I want to read his "Eleanor and Franklin" next.
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