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
Additional physical form
Summary available via the World Wide Web.
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kessler, Ronald
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • 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
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0625/2005051983-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-260) and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 272 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385516211
Lccn
2005051983
Note
In memoriam, Robert S. Kerr, Jr.
Other control number
9780385516211
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.)
System control number
  • 2564643-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2564643
  • (Sirsi) o61456712
  • (OCoLC)61456712
Label
Laura Bush : an intimate portrait of the first lady, Ronald Kessler
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0625/2005051983-d.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-260) and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 272 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385516211
Lccn
2005051983
Note
In memoriam, Robert S. Kerr, Jr.
Other control number
9780385516211
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.)
System control number
  • 2564643-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2564643
  • (Sirsi) o61456712
  • (OCoLC)61456712

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