The first ladies
(Large Print)

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New York : Random House Large Print, [2023].
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Large Print
Edition
First large print edition.
ISBN
9780593743782, 0593743784
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560 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
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Published
New York : Random House Large Print, [2023].
Edition
First large print edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780593743782, 0593743784

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Initially drawn together because of their shared belief in women's rights and the power of education, civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt fight together for justice and equality, holding each other's hands through tragedy and triumph.
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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 tragedy and triumph. 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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Benedict, M., & Murray, V. C. (2023). The first ladies (First large print edition.). Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Benedict, Marie and Victoria Christopher, Murray. 2023. The First Ladies. Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Benedict, Marie and Victoria Christopher, Murray. The First Ladies Random House Large Print, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Benedict, Marie,, and Victoria Christopher Murray. The First Ladies First large print edition., Random House Large Print, 2023.

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