No Ordinary Time

Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt : the Home Front in World War II
Goodwin, Doris Kearns (Book - 1994)
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No Ordinary Time
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the Roosevelts' working partnership during the war years

Simon and Schuster
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, 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.

Authors: Goodwin, Doris Kearns
Title: No ordinary time
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt : the home front in World War II
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1994
Characteristics: 759 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 0684804484
Statement of Responsibility: Doris Kearns Goodwin
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: United States History 1933-1945 Presidents' spouses United States Biography Presidents United States Biography World War, 1939-1945 United States Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Topical Term: Presidents' spouses
World War, 1939-1945
LCCN: 94028565
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Jul 17, 2008
  • goglover rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Excellent insight into FDR through WWII. It really gives a good feel for the social and political environment within the US during this time,

Dec 05, 2007
  • Cabby rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Winner 1995 Pulitzer prize.


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