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By Rae Lindsay

NEW e-book PROFILES each FIRST LADY
FROM MARTHA TO MICHELLE

Meet Michelle Obama and all her predecessors within the first e-book that profiles each lady who has served as our nation's First woman. In America's First girls: energy avid gamers from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, Rae Lindsay experiences behind-the-scenes information about the lives of those forty-plus un-elected, unpaid ladies who stuffed what many name “the world’s toughest job.” they vary from the recognized to the imprecise, from the loved to the unpopular, from the well-educated to people who might slightly learn.
Some have been dependent and gregarious entertainers; others persevered grief and soreness in inner most. Many served as their husbands' eyes, ears and voices. a few bloomed, whereas others wilted below the sunshine of public scrutiny. Eleanor Roosevelt as soon as stated, “Any girl who is going into public lifestyles has to have a cover like a rhinoceros.”
while Michelle Obama took at the First girl position she set a few significant precedents: not just is she the 1st black First girl, but also, her great-great-grandfather used to be a slave. She has vowed to be "Mom-in-Chief" to her pre-teen daughters (the youngest childrens to reside within the White condo considering the fact that Amy Carter), yet her schooling and profession adventure will lead her to tackle major nationwide initiatives besides. Barack Obama calls her his "rock," and, during this function, she most probably will act as her husband's influential "eyes and ears."
In America's’ First women, Rae Lindsay relates the most important roles performed via our Presidents’ better halves or surrogates, in addition to the “First woman” foibles that impacted on presidential households and, occasionally, our nation. a few First girls taught their husbands to learn (Eliza Johnson and Abigail Fillmore); a few believed in astrologers (Nancy Reagan, Betty Ford), a few sat in cupboard conferences (Rosalyn Carter, Sarah Polk), and a few have been shopaholics (Jacqueline Kennedy and Mary Lincoln).
Lindsay tells you approximately events and difficulties, weddings and funerals…cows at the White residence garden and rats within the White apartment walls…and concerning the ladies who cared deeply approximately what used to be occurring of their state, in addition to those that couldn’t care much less. was once Edith Wilson attempting to take over the reins of strength, or was once she simply attempting to keep her husband’s place as President? was once Frances Cleveland easily a very good entertainer or may still she be well-known as a girl who helped disguise her husband’s bad melanoma of the jaw from the general public? could Mary Lincoln have had a more robust position in American heritage if she have been handled for her obvious bi-polar ailment?
And what concerning the peaks and valleys in public opinion? As suggested in America's First girls, americans enjoyed Jackie yet proposal her frivolous till JFK was once assassinated. Nancy Reagan went up and down within the public’s view until eventually her Ronnie was once clinically determined with Alzheimer’s. each person regularly enjoyed Mamie and the outspoken Bess Truman. Few enjoyed Mary Lincoln or Florence Harding or the elitist Eliza Monroe. Eleanor Roosevelt was once “everybody’s aunt,” and hundreds of thousands cherished her, whereas simply as many deplored her. Hillary Cllinton, writes Lindsay, is like spinach or liver: ”you both hate it or love it.” within the final bankruptcy, Lindsay takes a prescient examine "what if...the first woman is a MAN"...what may we name him? what might his function be?
Lindsay has written previous books in regards to the girls within the White residence. In its evaluation of The Presidents' First women, Booklist wrote, “This fascinating, anecdotal account relates the onerous projects, own information, and historic proof concerning the presidents’ women. …An fascinating examine the hard, un-elected, unpaid, hugely obvious activity and the ladies who've undertaken it."
Rae Lindsay has written, ghost-written, or edited 24 non-fiction books together with Left is correct: The Survival consultant for dwelling Lefty in a Right-Handed global, by myself and Surviving: A advisor for modern day Women.

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