Reluctant First Lady by Lorena A. HickokReluctant First Lady by Lorena A. Hickok

Reluctant First Lady

byLorena A. Hickok

Paperback | September 14, 2011

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Title:Reluctant First LadyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.46 inPublished:September 14, 2011Publisher:Nabu PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1245429388

ISBN - 13:9781245429382


Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a gem of a book. I loved it. Book:- "Reluctant First Lady" by Lorena A. Hickok This is a gem of a book. Once Imstarted it, I could not put it down. The first sentences in the Acknowledgements by the author sum it up, "The story in this book is a very personal one. It had to be. For it was written largely out of the memories of two persons - Mrs. Roosevelt's and mine." It flows beautifully in understatement after understatement as the author describes the huge role she played both with The President and her extraordinarily close friendship with Mrs. Roosevelt and her extremely illustrative, important writings about the depression in America. She was truly the woman behind the woman. In just 176 pages , it provides a close-up view of Franklin D Roosevelt, his wife, Eleanor, and their trusted friend, Lorena A Hickok. The Acknowledgements end with the author thanking Mrs. Roosevelt for her nearly 30-years of friendship in these words, "Thank you, my dear, for some of the happiest and most memorable days of my whole life." What else could a reviewer say! JBW 16 May 2015
Date published: 2015-05-17