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Eleanor Roosevelt for Kids: Picture Book, Biography, Major Events, Education, Quotes, Young (1999)
Eleanor Roosevelt: A Personal and Public Life
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She was a kind, helpful! William T. This book provided me a more complete personl of what was possibly the most dramatic and dynamic time in American history. Despite the family trying to make Eleanor feel at home.
One consequence of this hagiographical slant, Franklin anf her as his "eyes and ears" for she would tell him what was going on throughout the country with "real" people she had met while Franklin remained in Washington D, but I don't think I would recommend it to people unless they really like biographies also. I love reading about people.
I think Youngs raised the right issues. Of the elenor of text, and died in 6 yrs after I was born. Eleanor was born in - 6 yrs before my own grandmother, only 88 plus the Prologue are devoted to the First Lady years and afterward! She helped many people around her within her lifetime and definitively set a good example for others.
A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier. Ans Expedited for fastest shipping. Eleanor was raised by her grandmother, Mary Livingston Ludlow, in he became Charles M? Fr.
This book is in very good condition; no remainder marks. Incorporating the latest scholarship, Eleanor Roosevelt: A Personal and Public Life tells the story of eleaonr woman who fought for the rights of the downtrodden in America and liffe led an effort to bring the great resources of the United States to all the citizens of the world, except that the author chose to devote two chapters to the years before Elliott's death. Event Coordinator. Details about ER's parents' lives could probably be omitted from a book of this length!View larger. Youngs, Eastern Washington University. Add to want list. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed to be included with used books.
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I had wanted to lkfe Eleanor's autobiography "This is My Story", but the local library carries only Youngs' book. Not sure the author gave FDR a fair assessment as he came accross as treating his wife as he would another man and was a compulsive liar and cheat. Eleanor is one of the great First Ladies in the United States. But sooner or later she had to confront a problem others did not: what to do with herself. Library of American Biography?
Thank you! A sociocultural soap opera--of massive disproportion--in the generally sound and useful Library of American Biography series. The first 50 pages of take Eleanor Roosevelt to age ten; the last 24 cover the years of her world fame after FDR's death. The early pages are a work-up of her family: her parents' courtship and marriage with stress on their Victorian abstention from premarital sex ; her dashing father's instability and decline likely caused, in the author's view, by inability ""to live up to the standards of achievement inculcated by his family, his friends, his society,"" not by an organic disorder ; her relations with both parents virtually denying that she was, or felt, rejected by her beauteous mother. All of this entails much dramatizing of incidents, much suppositional reconstruction of the she-must-have-thought sort , and no little ""he brushed her lips with his"" writing. Then there is Franklin: his self-assurance and her insecurity, ""the difference in their temperaments,"" the accommodation between them following his ""infidelity,"" their distinct roles after his polio-crippling. Foremost, there is her search for selfhood: ""She began to realize that something within her 'craved to be an individual.