Secret Lives of the First Ladies

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  • Edition: Revised
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  • Copyright: 2009-06-17
  • Publisher: Quirk Books
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Your high school history teachers never gave you a book like this one! Secret Lives of the First Ladies features outrageous and uncensored profiles of the women of the White House-complete with hundreds of little-known, politically incorrect, and downright wacko facts. You'll discover that:

Author Biography

Cormac O'Brien is the author of Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
Martha Washington (1789-1797)p. 11
Abigail Adams (1797-1801)p. 18
All the Presidents' Wives: Martha Jeffersonp. 24
Dolley Madison (1809-1817)p. 25
Elizabeth Monroe (1817-1825)p. 32
Louisa Catherine Adams (1825-1829)p. 37
All the Presidents' Wives: Rachel Jacksonp. 44
All the Presidents' Wives: Hannah Van Burenp. 45
Anna Harrison (1841)p. 46
Letitia Christian Tyler (1841-1842)p. 50
Julia Gardiner Tyler (1844-1845)p. 54
Sarah Childress Polk (1845-1849)p. 61
Margaret Taylor (1849-1850)p. 66
Abigail Fillmore (1850-1853)p. 71
All the Presidents' Wives: Caroline Fillmorep. 77
Jane Pierce (1853-1857)p. 78
Mary Todd Lincoln (1861-1865)p. 83
Eliza McCardle Johnson (1865-1869)p. 92
Julia Dent Grant (1869-1877)p. 98
Lucy Webb Hayes (1877-1881)p. 106
Lucretia Garfield (1881)p. 113
All the Presidents' Wives: Ellen Herndon Arthurp. 119
Frances Cleveland (1886-1889, 1893-1897)p. 120
Caroline Harrison (1889-1892)p. 128
All the Presidents' Wives: Mary Harrisonp. 135
Ida Saxton McKinley (1897-1901)p. 136
All the Presidents' Wives: Alice Lee Rooseveltp. 143
Edith Kermit Roosevelt (1901-1909)p. 144
Helen Herron Taft (1909-1913)p. 151
Ellen Axson Wilson (1913-1914)p. 159
Edith Bolling Wilson (1915-1921)p. 165
Florence Kling Harding (1921-1923)p. 173
Grace Coolidge (1923-1929)p. 181
Lou Henry Hoover (1929-1933)p. 188
Eleanor Roosevelt (1933-1945)p. 196
Bess Truman (1945-1953)p. 204
Mamie Doud Eisenhower (1953-1961)p. 211
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1961-1963)p. 218
Lady Bird Johnson (1963-1969)p. 226
Pat Nixon (1969-1974)p. 234
Betty Ford (1974-1977)p. 243
Rosalynn Carter (1977-1981)p. 251
All the Presidents' Wives: Jane Wymanp. 258
Nancy Reagan (1981-1989)p. 259
Barbara Bush (1989-1993)p. 267
Hillary Rodham Clinton (1993-2001)p. 274
Laura Bush (2001-2009)p. 282
Michelle Obama (2009-)p. 289
Selected Bibliographyp. 296
Indexp. 298
Acknowledgmentsp. 303
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