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The Resource Laura Bush : an intimate portrait of the first lady, Ronald Kessler

Laura Bush : an intimate portrait of the first lady, Ronald Kessler

Label
Laura Bush : an intimate portrait of the first lady
Title
Laura Bush
Title remainder
an intimate portrait of the first lady
Statement of responsibility
Ronald Kessler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first biography of Laura Bush to be written with White House cooperation offers a look at the private world of this famously reserved woman, as well as the beliefs and attitudes that shape it. Based on interviews with her closest friends and confidantes from childhood to the present, as well as family members and administration heavyweights, Kessler paints a portrait of a woman who, even as she ascended to the heights of political fortune and power, never lost touch with the bedrock American values she absorbed in her youth. Kessler reveals how Laura's opinions have brought budget changes to a range of federal agencies and have affected her husband's policies, appointments, and worldview; what Laura's own political opinions are and what her relationship with twin daughters Jenna and Barbara is really like; what Laura says in private about Hillary Clinton, media attacks on her husband, and his victory in the 2004 election.--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kessler, Ronald
Dewey number
  • 973.931092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E904.B87
LC item number
K47 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bush, Laura Welch
  • Presidents' spouses
Label
Laura Bush : an intimate portrait of the first lady, Ronald Kessler
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm61456712
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 272 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780385516211
Lccn
2005051983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780385516211
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 844697
  • (Sirsi) o61456712
Label
Laura Bush : an intimate portrait of the first lady, Ronald Kessler
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm61456712
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 272 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780385516211
Lccn
2005051983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780385516211
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 844697
  • (Sirsi) o61456712

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