Franklin and Lucy

Mrs. Rutherfurd and the other remarkable women in Roosevelt"s life
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Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- 1882-1945 -- Relations with women, Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- 1882-1945 -- Friends and associates, Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- 1882-1945 -- Marriage, Rutherfurd, Lucy Mercer, Roosevelt, Eleanor, -- 1884-1962, Roosevelt, Eleanor, -- 1884-1962 -- Marriage, Presidents -- United States -- Biography, Social secretaries -- United States -- Biography, Presidents" spouses -- United States -- Biog
StatementJoseph E. Persico.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE807 .P43 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination443 p., [16] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23623146M
ISBN 139780812974966
LC Control Number2009294842
OCLC/WorldCa251201278

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().

Jan 01,  · Even though the book is entitled ‘Franklin and Lucy’ – there is more on Eleanor’s personality then Lucy’s. It is intriguing how this married couple gave themselves such latitude to each continue and grow in their lives. Franklin gave Eleanor funds to build her own home in Hyde Park where she entertained her own diverse friends/5.

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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.

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. Sep 01,  · Franklin and Lucy (by Joseph Persico, Random House ) is a biography of FDR with a focus on his relationships with his wife and other women.

The book also provides a social and political portrait of the times. FDR lived from to He contracted polio in. Find books like Franklin and Lucy from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Franklin and Lucy also liked: Devil at My He.

Oct 19,  · Of course not. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of Franklin and Lucy: President Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherfurd, and the Other Remarkable Women in His Life. Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience%(). Background.

Lucy Page Mercer was born on April 26th,in Washington, D.C., to Carroll Mercer, (–), a member of Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders" cavalry military unit in the campaigns in Cuba, on the south shore of the island near Santiago during the brief Spanish–American War inand Minna Leigh (Minnie) Tunis, (–), an independent woman of "Bohemian" exotic Born: Lucy Page Mercer, April 26,Washington, DC.

The book examines the relationships between President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the women in his life, and profiles several women, including FDR’s mother and wife and details his romance with. May 13,  · 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 "A stylish and well-written book filled with interesting characters, marital dramas and spylike subterfuge."-Chicago Tribune "A powerful.

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Persico explores FDR's romance with Lucy Rutherfurd, which was far deeper and lasted much longer than was previously acknowledged. Persico's provocative conclusions about their relationship are informed by a revealing range of sources, including never-before-published letters and documents from Lucy Rutherfurd's estate that attest to .Franklin and Lucy President Roosevelt, autorepairssimivalley.comfurd, and the Other Remarkable Women in His Life, by Joseph E.

Persico (read 27 Apr ) I decided to read this book because I was so impressed by the author's book Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour about the end of World War One, which I read 5 Sep /5(70).

In Franklin and Lucy, acclaimed author and historian Joseph E. Persico explores FDR’s romance with Lucy Rutherfurd. Persico’s provocative conclusions about their relationship are informed by a revealing range of sources, including never-before-published letters and documents from Lucy Rutherfurd’s estate that attest to the intensity of the affair, which lasted much longer than was previously acknowledged.

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. Persico’s provocative conclusions about their relationship are informed by a revealing range of sources, including never-before-published letters and documents from Lucy Rutherfurd’s estate that attest to.

In Franklin and Lucy, acclaimed author and historian Joseph E. Persico explores FDR's romance with Lucy Rutherfurd. Persico's provocative conclusions about their relationship are informed by a revealing range of sources, including never-before-published letters and documents from Lucy 3/5(2).

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Rutherfurd, and the Other Remarkable Women in His Life (Book): Persico, Joseph E. Franklin and Lucy President Roosevelt, Mrs. Rutherfurd, and the Other Remarkable Women in His Life (Book): Persico, Joseph E. 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.

FRANKLIN AND LUCY casts a fresh light on Franklin Roosevelt’s opaque character and brings this towering figure to human dimensions. About JOSEPH E. PERSICO Joseph E. Persico’s books include the New York Times bestseller Roosevelt’s Secret War; Eleventh Month, Eleventh.

Jul 01,  · 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 autorepairssimivalley.com: Books on Tape.

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Rutherfurd, and the Other Remarkable Women in His /5(50).Apr 18,  · Yet, as bestselling historian Joseph E. Persico contends in his new book, Franklin and Lucy, it is impossible to understand the 32nd president without examining one aspect of .