Christmas at the White House - and Reflections from America's First Ladies
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Christmas at the White House - and Reflections from America's First Ladies

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Christmas at the White House beautifully documents the lavish public and private Christmas decorations, celebrations, themes, and traditions spanning half of a century inside the world's most famous address: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. With a foreword written by former First Lady Laura Bush, this singular book has earned the devotion of six of the most recent United States F...more
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Fife and Drum Press (first published 2009)
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C.C. Thomas
I first started reading this book around the Christmas season but found I just couldn't finish it all as quickly as I would have liked. I often have this problem with reading a photography book-especially one as breathtaking as this one.

This book is the story of different Presidential First Ladies and their personal and public Christmas trees as well as the unique contribution each woman, and family, had on the White House, both monument and home. The book was written by a variety of contributor...more
Lisa B.
This book is gorgeous! I'm all for e-books, but I think this is a must have in hard copy. The pictures are beautiful. The stories are fun and educational. This was such a delight to read during the past holiday season. It's a book you want to have out to share with family and friends.

I had no idea how much I was going to enjoy this when I requested it from Netgalley. Lucky me!

Thank you to Fife & Drum Press and Netgalley for allowing me to read this in exchange for an unbiased review.

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ReadingWench
It was quite interesting reading and looking at the old pictures of past presidents and their families during the holiday season.
Carolyn
Wonderful read, enjoyed the history of decorating and loved the stories of the first ladies.
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