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By Bonnie Angelo

Bonnie Angelo, a veteran reporter and author for Time, has captured the day-by-day lives, strategies, and emotions of the notable girls who performed the sort of huge function in constructing the characters of the fashionable American presidents. From formidably aristocratic Sara Delano Roosevelt to diehard Democrat Martha Truman, champion athlete Dorothy Bush, and hard-living Virginia Clinton Kelley, Angelo blends those women's tales with the feel in their lives and with colourful information in their occasions. First Mothers is an in-depth examine the unique mother-son relationships that nurtured and helped propel the final twelve American presidents to the head of power.

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