Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume II : Eleanor Roosevelt

  • von Blanche Wiesen Cook
  • Sprecher: Kate Reading
  • Serie: Eleanor Roosevelt
  • 28 Std. 55 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

Historians, politicians, feminists, critics, and reviewers everywhere have praised Blanche Wiesen Cook's monumental Eleanor Roosevelt as the definitive portrait of this towering female figure of the 20th century. Now, in her long-awaited, majestic second volume, Cook takes listeners through the tumultuous era of the Great Depression, the New Deal, and the gathering storms of World War II - the years of the Roosevelts' greatest challenges and finest achievements.
In her remarkably engaging narrative, Cook gives us the complete Eleanor Roosevelt - an adventurous, romantic woman, a devoted wife and mother, and a visionary policymaker and social activist who often took unpopular stands, counter to her husband's policies, especially on issues such as racial justice and women's rights. A biography of scholarship and daring, it is a book for all listeners of American history.

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 05.07.2016
  • Verlag: Penguin Audio