Dimensions: 763 pages
Published: September 1, 1994
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0671642405
ISBN - 13: 9780671642402
From the Publisher
No Ordinary Time is a
monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the
most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United
States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin
masterfully weaves together a striking number of story
lines--Eleanor and Franklin's marriage and remarkable partnership,
Eleanor's life as First Lady, and FDR's White House and its impact
on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effectively
melds these details and stories into an unforgettable and intimate
portrait of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt and of the time during
which a new, modern America was born.
About the Author
Doris Kearns Goodwin was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 4, 1943. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Colby College in 1964 and a Ph.D. in government from Harvard University in 1968. She taught at Harvard University and worked as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson during his last year in the White House. She has written numerous books including The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream, and Wait Till Next Year. She has received numerous awards including Pulitzer Prize in history, the Harold Washington Literary Award, and the Ambassador Book Award for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II and the Lincoln Prize and the Book Prize for American History for Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.
From Our Editors
Modern America was born in the raging fires of war during 1940s
Europe, when the isolationist country still weakened by the
Depression entered the fray. From this point Doris Kearns
Goodwin examines how this country became the leading power
on the international stage only five years later.
Kearns' answer: The dynamic, unique partnership
between Franklin Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor was based on mutual
respect and shared work. The research in No Ordinary
Time is deep and far-reaching, giving an excellent
view to a truly first couple.