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No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, The Home Front in World War II

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  • Seller:jakaev
  • Sales Rank:2,365,449
  • Format:Abridged, Audiobook
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Audio Cassette
  • Number Of Items:4
  • Running Time:21600 Minutes
  • Edition:Abridged, 4 audio cassettes, 6 hours
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
  • Dimensions (in):7.1 x 4.1 x 1.2
  • Publication Date:September 1, 1995
  • ISBN:0671534513
  • EAN:9780671534516
  • ASIN:0671534513
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Synopsis
From the bestselling author of The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedysand Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream comes a compelling chronicle of a nation and its leaders during the period when modern America was created. Presenting an aspect of American history that has never been fully told, Doris Kearns Goodwin describes how the isolationist and divided United States of 1940 was unified under the extraordinary leadership of Franklin Roosevelt to become, only five years later, the preeminent economic and military power in the world.

Using diaries, interviews, and White House records of the president's and first lady's comings and goings, Goodwin paints a detailed, intimate portrait not only of the daily conduct of the presidency during wartime but of the Roosevelts themselves and their extraordinary constellation of friends, advisers, and family, many of whom lived with them in the White House.

Bringing to bear the tools of both history and biography, No Ordinary Time relates the unique story of how Franklin Roosevelt led the nation to victory against seemingly insurmountable odds and, with Eleanor's essential help, forever changed the fabric of American society.

Amazon.com Review
A compelling chronicle of a nation and its leaders during the period when modern America was created. With an uncanny feel for detail and a novelist's grasp of drama and depth, Doris Kearns Goodwin brilliantly narrates the interrelationship between the inner workings of the Roosevelt White House and the destiny of the United States. Goodwin paints a comprehensive, intimate portrait that fills in a historical gap in the story of our nation under the Roosevelts.

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