Sue's Reviews > Alice: Alice Roosevelt Longworth, from White House Princess to Washington Power Broker

Alice by Stacy A. Cordery
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Jan 11, 2009

really liked it
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Read in January, 2009

This book is filled with more about Alice's political life than any other bio of her I've read, but the author seems to have lost interest with Alice's story after Nick Longworth's death. The author is very vague on Alice's relationship with her granddaughter -- there is a deeper story there that should be explored -- and not a single mention that Jimmy Carter was the first/only president since McKinley to her death in 1980 who did not welcome her to the White House, again something to explore. The last quarter of the book was disappointing.
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