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Franklin and Lucy President Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherfurd, and the Other Remarkable Women in His Life by Joseph Persico

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Published by RH Audio .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Presidents,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Abridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10658532M
ISBN 100739368419
ISBN 109780739368411

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Apr 22,  · Praise for Franklin and Lucy “Persico is judicious in his treatment of these sensitive matters He understands that Lucy Mercer helped FDR awaken his capacity for love and compassion, and thus helped him become the man to whom the nation will be eternally in debt.”—The Washington Post Book World/5(). In Franklin and Lucy, historian Joseph E. Persico, the author of a previous book on FDR and World War II espionage (Ro osevelt's Secret War), is able to highlight their close friendship with the help of letters from FDR found in by Rutherfurd's grandchildren. In Franklin and Lucy, acclaimed author and historian Joseph E. Persico explores FDR's romance with Lucy Rutherfurd, which was far deeper and lasted much longer than was previously acknowledged.4/5(43). Quote by G K Chesterton: “Gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”. Persico (Roosevelt's Secret War) engagingly and eloquently narrates the tangled relationships between Franklin and the various women to. In Franklin and Lucy, historian Joseph E. Persico, the author of a previous book on FDR and World War II espionage (Roosevelt's Secret War), is able to/

In Franklin and Lucy, acclaimed author and historian Joseph E. Persico explores FDR's romance with Lucy Rutherfurd, which was far deeper and lasted much longer than was previously acknowledged. May 01,  · Obviously different books for different people but FDR, along with Churchill, are stellar examples of leaders to me and I enjoy learning more about them. I have read several other books by Joseph Persico, most notably Roosevelt's Secret War. The content of Franklin and Lucy was almost entirely new to me.5/5(5). Franklin and Lucy – Book Review Joseph Perico’s latest book is called Franklin and Lucy: “President Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherford, and the Other Remarkable Women in His Life.” This is an incredibly readable and engaging history of President Roosevelt as seen through the lens of his relationships with women. Jun 08,  · Principally the story of Roosevelt’s affair with Lucy Mercer, Eleanor Roosevelt’s social secretary in the s, and of the resumption of a close bond .

May 12,  · In Franklin and Lucy, acclaimed author and historian Joseph E. Persico explores FDR’s romance with Lucy Rutherfurd. Franklin and Lucy is an extraordinary look at the private life of a leader who continues to fascinate scholars and the general public alike. In focusing on Lucy Rutherfurd and the myriad women who mattered to Roosevelt, Persico paints a more intimate portrait than we have heretofore had of this enigmatic giant of American history. Praise for Franklin and Lucy “Persico is judicious in his treatment of these sensitive matters He understands that Lucy Mercer helped FDR awaken his capacity for love and compassion, and thus helped him become the man to whom the nation will be eternally in debt.”—The Washington Post Book 4/5(43). Mar 08,  · Franklin and Lucy did finally meet, across the divide of his illness and political ascendancy, her marriage and widowhood. They fell in love again. As he prepared to run for an unprecedented third term and lead America into war, Franklin turned to Lucy for the warmth and unconditional approval Eleanor was unable to give.