Item Details

Lady First: The World of First Lady Sarah Polk

Amy S. Greenberg
Format
Book
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780385354134, 0385354134
Contents
  • Preface: Mrs. Polk's 1848
  • Blackboard, maps, and globes
  • A salon in Washington
  • Communications director
  • Female politicians
  • Mrs. Presidentess
  • The power of American women to save their country
  • That fine manly lady
  • Profit and loss
  • Neutral ground
  • Influence
  • Epilogue: Love makes memory eternal
  • The Childress family
  • The Polk family.
Description
xxiii, 369 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Notes
  • "This is a Borzoi Book."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-355) and index.
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