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Nov 08, 2009 Ed rated it 5 of 5 stars Recommends it for: Anyone with interest in recent American history.
Recommended to Ed by: The History Book Club
A truly memorable book. Doris Kearns Goodwin is a fine writer who manages to transform seemingly insignificant snippets of data into compelling reading.

This volume covers the period from May, 1939 to April, 1945 and focuses on what was going on in the U.S. through the actions and writings of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and others close to them. It truly deserves its Pulitzer Prize and the four or more other awards and accolades it garnered.

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An excellent audio book. Can't recommend highly enough.

The personal life of the Roosevelts. Quite interesting and the narration was excellent.

A short, interesting, easy to listen to narration.
Elizabeth S
Thoroughly enjoyable, easy to read, well researched, great.
Sep 01, 2007 CLM rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Engrossing and enjoyable.
Jul 28, 2013 Chelsea is currently reading it
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