(window.AmazonUIPageJS ? The first ER was a daughter of wealth and leisure, her life being a succession of parties, trips, sporting events, dances and receptions, punctuated only by a notable three-year finishing education in England. Vor allem aber hat Lash die Biographie einer Partnerbeziehung geschrieben. Yet, through it all, she became one of the most storied woman in American history. The mark of a fine biography, IS the use of this "First-Person-Insertion" as I've described. }); The #1 New York Times Bestseller―Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award. Regardless, this book was well worth the long read and left me curious to learn more, especially about Eleanor’s life after her husband’s death. The author does a wonderful description of that era. Essentially a sympathetic biography of Eleanor Roosevelt by an old friend, this gigantic book traces her relationship with FDR. Präsident der USA. Eleanor and Franklin is a long book, but teenage readers will find that the narrative moves swiftly. "An exceptionally candid…heartrending book." We’d love your help. An interesting detailed book about both Franklin and Eleanor separately, and their marriage. Reviewed in the United States on December 6, 2014. It's a good book if you want to read everything written by or about ER, or just want an emotion free overview. Please use a different way to share. More of an exhaustive history than an interpretive biography, it is nonetheless worth the effort. I didn't know she was Theodore Roosevelt's niece (she is Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt), she married her 2nd cousin, she was an orphan, she had a very difficult childhood, she was an insecure child, young bride and mother, she was bullied by her mother-in-law, and Franklin wasn't the ideal husband and she had absolutely no desire to be in the spotlight. 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Amazon has encountered an error. .size-chart-in-error{padding:15px} What would we have done without Franklin's leadership?? The author does a good job of weaving the two stories together. It is a very detailed and fascinating look into the lives of two of America's most famous/controversial people. }); I was half way through the book when I realized it ended at Franklins death, which I found rather stunning and disappointing since she did so much after he died. Joseph P. Lash (1909–1987) was secretary and confidant to Eleanor Roosevelt and the author of numerous acclaimed books. A book with enormous relevance to contemporary dialogues about the power of the presidency, Franklin and Eleanor brings the concept of political power brokers to life in a new way. 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