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Mrs. Ike: Memories and Reflections on the Life of Mamie Eisenhower
Written by her granddaughter, a portrait of a beloved First Lady and an incisive account of a complex marriage examines the life of Mamie Eisenhower, a saucy young lady who found her match in handsome Ike Eisenhower, and their adventures, misunderstandings, and glowing triumphs.
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by Farrar Straus Giroux
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Not sure why it took so long to read this book ... not a thriller, but I related to the history it was revealing and enjoyed the descriptions of Mamie. She was never one of my favorites during our lifetimes together because if felt she was "stuck up." So it was nice to read this book and see her from another perspective ... Her granddaughter's or daughter-in-law's. The revelation I had was the way the generals and presidents were treated during that time compared to my impression of how they are ...more