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Wild Women in the White House

3.61  ·  Rating Details ·  28 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Over 120 revealing and often raucous tales of the wives, daughters, sisters, lovers, secretaries, stars, sirens, and stateswomen who rocked the foundations of the First Mansion and created shock waves that reverberated throughout the entire nation.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Conari Press
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J.M.
Jun 29, 2009 J.M. rated it really liked it
Very fast read. Each woman gets a page or so, and this isn't limited to presidents' wives, either ~ their mistresses, daughters, and nieces all make appearances, as well. It was fun reading about Dolly Madison, Marilyn Monroe, Bianca Jagger, and Alice Roosevelt just as much as it was reading about Jackie O and Martha Washington.

I think the thing I liked the most was learning about the little-known presidents as well as the greats. For instance, Buchanan was a confirmed bachelor whose "first lady
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Jean Doolittle
Jan 16, 2011 Jean Doolittle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fascinating glimpses behind the scenes! The White House was occupied with real people...full of quirks and passions.
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Mar 06, 2008 Vieolaswamp rated it liked it
This is a fun simple book full interesting little tidbits about various women who have been associated with the white house. Not simply first ladies and mistresses. great bed time reading.
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Fun look into the history of some of the women whove been in the White House
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