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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: F
Author: Benedict, Marie and Murray, Victoria Christopher
Title: The first ladies
Remainder of title: a novel
Summary, etc. note: "A novel about the extraordinary partnership between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune--an unlikely friendship that changed the world, from the New York Times bestselling authors of the Good Morning America Book Club pick The Personal Librarian. The daughter of formerly enslaved parents, Mary McLeod Bethune refuses to back down as white supremacists attempt to thwart her work. She marches on as an activist and an educator, and as her reputation grows she becomes a celebrity, revered by titans of business and recognized by U.S. Presidents. Eleanor Roosevelt herself is awestruck and eager to make her acquaintance. Initially drawn together because of their shared belief in women's rights and the power of education, Mary and Eleanor become fast friends confiding their secrets, hopes and dreams-and holding each other's hands through personal and professional strife. When Franklin Delano Roosevelt is elected president, the two women begin to collaborate more closely, particularly as Eleanor moves toward her own agenda separate from FDR, a consequence of the devastating discovery of her husband's secret love affair. Eleanor becomes a controversial First Lady for her outspokenness, particularly on civil rights. And when she receives threats because of her strong ties to Mary, it only fuels the women's desire to fight together for justice and equality. This is the story of two different, yet equally formidable, passionate, and committed women, and the way in which their singular friendship helped form the foundation for the modern civil rights movement"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780593440285
: (hardcover)
: (ebook)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780593440308
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PS3620.E75
Item number: F57 2023
Edition number: 23/eng/20221220
Classification number: 813/.6
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.
Place of publication: New York , NY
Name of publisher: Berkley Publishing
Date of publication: 2023
Projected publication date: 2306
: New York :
: Berkley,
: [2023]
Extent: 370 pages
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: unmediated
: n
: rdacarrier
: volume
: nc
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B&T 7/14/23 Donated by Margaret Caron
Purchase price: 28.00
Personal name: Roosevelt, Eleanor,
Personal name: Bethune, Mary McLeod,
Dates associated with a name: 1884-1962
Dates associated with a name: 1875-1955
Form subdivision: Fiction.
Form subdivision: Fiction.
Subject: Presidents' spouses
Subject: Civil rights workers
Subject: African Americans
Subject: Historical fiction.
Form subdivision: Fiction.
Form subdivision: Fiction.
Form subdivision: Fiction.
Source of term: lcgft
Source of term: lcgft
Source of term: lcgft
Genre/form data or focus term: Biographical fiction.
Genre/form data or focus term: Historical fiction.
Genre/form data or focus term: Novels.
Personal name: Murray, Victoria Christopher,
Relator term: author.
Main entry heading: Benedict, Marie.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Berkley, [2023]
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Title: First ladies
Record control number: (DLC) 2022058265
International Standard Book Number: 9780593440308
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: 1 shelf copy
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: xk11 2022-12-20
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