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Edith Kermit Roosevelt creating the modern first lady by Lewis L. Gould

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Presidents" spouses,
  • Family,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLewis L. Gould
SeriesModern first ladies, Modern first ladies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE757.3.R65 G68 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 171 pages
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27148793M
ISBN 10070061902X
ISBN 109780700619023
LC Control Number2013001963
OCLC/WorldCa818143717

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