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Secret Lives Of The First Ladies

Author : Cormac O'Brien
ISBN : 9781594744785
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This newly updated collection of biographies showcases all the secrets, scandals, and trivia from America’s first ladies. Whether she’s a leading lady, loyal spouse, or lightning rod for scandal, the First Lady of the United States has always been in the spotlight—and in 2017 that was truer than ever. This revised and expanded edition from Quirk’s best-selling Secret Lives series features outrageous and uncensored profiles of the women of the White House, from Martha Washington to Melania Trump, it comes complete with hundreds of little-known, politically incorrect, and downright wacko facts. Did you know that . . . • Dolley Madison loved to chew tobacco • Mary Todd Lincoln conducted séances on a regular basis • Eleanor Roosevelt and Ellen Wilson both carried guns • Jacqueline Kennedy spent $121,000 on her wardrobe in a single year • Betty Ford liked to chat on CB radios—her handle was “First Mama” And much, much more.

Secret Lives Of The U S Presidents

Author : Cormac O'Brien
ISBN : 9781594744792
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Includes all-new chapter about the 45th POTUS, Donald J. Trump. This updated and redesigned edition of Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents features outrageous and uncensored profiles of our commanders in chief—complete with hundreds of little-known, politically incorrect, and downright wacko facts. You’ll discover that: • Teddy Roosevelt was blinded in a White House boxing match • John Quincy Adams loved to skinny-dip in the Potomac River • Gerald Ford once worked as a Cosmopolitan magazine cover model • Warren G. Harding gambled with White House china when he ran low on cash • Jimmy Carter reported a UFO sighting in Georgia With chapters on everyone from George Washington to Donald Trump, Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents tackles all the tough questions that other history books are afraid to ask: Which president claimed that God struck down Abraham Lincoln on purpose? How many of these folks were cheating on their spouses? And are there really secret tunnels underneath the White House? American history was never this much fun in school!

U S News World Report

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ISBN : UOM:39015059617210
Genre : United States
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What S The Big Deal About First Ladies

Author : Ruby Shamir
ISBN : 9780399547294
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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First Ladies are more than just wives of U.S. presidents! This fun, kid-friendly book of trivia and history shows that First Ladies help influence America in ways both large and small. Did you know that Mary Todd Lincoln hated slavery and helped to end it in America? Or that Edith Wilson helped decode secret messages during World War I? How about that Sarah Polk didn’t let anyone dance in the White House while she was first lady? It’s true! In addition to being hostesses, advocates, ambassadors, activists, patriots, and role-models, each first lady put her own stamp on the White House—and on our country. In this fun-filled, fact-filled book, you can find out just what made each first lady unique and why they were so important. As it turns out, first ladies are a pretty big deal after all! This book is perfect for fans of So You Want to be President? and Rad American Women from A-Z:Rebels, Trailbalzers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History...And Our Future, and is a great entry point to discussing elections, inaugurations, and all aspects of the White House with children. Praise for What's the Big Deal About First Ladies: ★ "A breezy way to, as Abigail Adams urged, 'remember the ladies.'" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "This title does an excellent job of highlighting the important roles that these women played throughout history....A delightful introduction to America’s first ladies for elementary U.S. history collections." --School Library Journal "Packed with interesting facts and illustrated with style, this upbeat overview of America’s First Ladies will entertain kids intrigued by history." --Booklist


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Genre : Beauty, Personal
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Secret Lives Of The Civil War

Author : Cormac O'Brien
ISBN : 1594741387
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Provides the birth and death dates, astrological sign, nicknames, famous words, and little-known or bizarre facts about the lives of over twenty-five people on the Union and Confederate sides of the Civil War.


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Genre : Gay men
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Profiles Of Revolutionaries In Atlantic History 1700 1850

Author : Richard William Weisberger
ISBN : UOM:39015064954830
Genre : History
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This book offers imaginative biographical essays of prominent political and scientific revolutionaries. Contributors illustrate how supporters of Newtonian mechanistic and materialistic ideologies helped to transform eighteenth-century scientific and early industrial life; explain how nationalistically inspired revolutionaries in the Americas and Europe worked to destroy inequitable institutions and establish viable republics; and reveal how biography can be used as an effective tool for studying the rapidly growing and vibrant field of Atlantic history. These profiles demonstrate the impact of nationalistic, republican, and radical egalitarian doctrines upon nations from three continents. Chapters concerning the American Revolution depict the military achievements of George Washington, the feats of the heroine Molly Pitcher, and the brilliant diplomatic accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin. Essays covering revolutions in Latin America describe the leadership role of Toussant L'Ouverture during the Haitian Revolution; the aspirations of Father Hidalgo during the Mexican Revolution; and sections covering Europe focus on the leadership of Brissot during the 1789 Revolution; the salient status of Adam Czartoryski during the Polish Revolution; and the accomplishments and failures of the Irishman John Mitchell and those of the Hungarian Louis Kossuth during the 1848 Revolutions. An essay about Alexis De Tocqueville suggests the motives behind his denouncement of the radical ideologies and violence that arose during the 1848 French Revolution.

New Books On Women And Feminism

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ISBN : MINN:31951P01061812R
Genre : Feminism
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Blue Mesa Review

Author : Julie Shigekuni
ISBN : 1885290160
Genre : Literary Collections
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In stories, poems, and essays, Blue Mesa Review Issue 16 explores the relationship between art and the viewer. As Editor Julie Shigekuni notes in her foreword, "While a work of art begins with the intimate bond between artist and subject matter, once the creation is formed--published, sold-- different kind of relationship ensues. Once it becomes the object of speculation for audiences, literature exists both within the world as we know it, and within the world of the story." Issue 16 features fiction by Alison Kinney, Antoine Wilson, and Thomas O'Malley; creative non-fiction by Daniel Chacon, Blas Falconer, and Geoffrey Becker; and poetry by Ellen Wehle, Hadara Bar-Nadav, Gaylord Brewer, Robert Clark, and James Doyle. Hector A. Torres' interview with novelist and poet Demetria Martinez figures as the centerpiece of a volume that, piece by piece, reminds the reader, as central character Celeste in Alison Kinney's mesmerizing story "Sistina" cannot forget, "there will be an end to looking."

Index To Philippine Periodicals

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ISBN : UOM:39015066452098
Genre : Philippine periodicals
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The Secret Lives Of Consumer Culture

Author : Jesse Isaac Berrett
ISBN : UCAL:C3389687
Genre : Consumption (Economics)
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Blue Mesa Review

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123078813
Genre : American literature
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The First Family Detail

Author : Ronald Kessler
ISBN : 9780804139618
Genre : History
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The First Family detail by Ronald Kessler tells that eye-opening, uncensored story. Since publication of his New York Times bestselling book In the President's Secret Service, award-winning investigative reporter Ronald Kessler has continued to penetrate the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, breaking the story that Secret Service agents who were to protect President Obama hired prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia and revealing that the Secret Service allowed a third uninvited guest to crash a White House state dinner. Now in this new book, Kessler presents far bigger and more consequential stories about our nation's leaders and the agency sworn to protect them. Kessler widens his scope to include presidential candidates and former presidents after they leave the White House.

The Secret Lives Of The Edmonts

Author : Lucy Kavaler
ISBN : 0525248196
Genre : Fiction
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The Edmonts, an aristocratic couple living in the puritanical and priggish 1890s, rebel against Victorian mores--Melanie by opening her boudoir to a steady stream of lovers, and Wallace by seeking a divorce

The Presidents First Ladies And Vice Presidents

Author : Daniel C. Diller
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110302531
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Includes biographies of all of the nation's presidents, first ladies, and vice presidents, with discussions of their early lives and important events that occurred while they were in office.

Presidents First Ladies And Vice Presidents White House Biographies 1789 2005

Author : Daniel Diller
ISBN : UOM:39015060846568
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Presents a collection of brief biographical sketches of every U.S. president, vice president, and first lady in the White House, from 1789-2005, featuring information on the private life of these public figures.

America S First Ladies

Author : Christine Sadler
ISBN : WISC:89058320730
Genre : Presidents
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Chicorel Index To Biographies

Author : Marietta Chicorel
ISBN : UCSC:32106020262397
Genre : Autobiographies
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The Journal Of Commercial Education

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ISBN : UOM:39015011409185
Genre : Business education
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