Author(s): Kate Andersen Brower
From the number 1 New York Times bestselling creator of the groundbreaking backstairs have a look at the White House, The Residence, comes an intimate, news-making have a look at the real trendy energy agents at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: the First Ladies, from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama and Melania Trump.
One of probably the most underestimatedand challengingpositions on this planet, the First Lady of the United States should be many stuff: an inspiring chief with a forward-thinking time table of her personal a savvy flesh presser, professional at navigating the treacherous rapids of Washington a spouse and mom working beneath consistent scrutiny and an ready CEO chargeable for the graceful operation of numerous products and services and particular occasions on the White House. Now, as she did in her break #1 bestseller The Residence, former White House correspondent Kate Andersen Brower attracts on a wide selection of untapped, candid sourcesfrom place of abode workforce and social secretaries to buddies and political advisersto inform the tales of the 10 outstanding girls who’ve outlined that function since 1960.
Brower provides new insights into this privileged crew of outstanding girls, together with Jacqueline Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, Patricia Nixon, Betty Ford, Rosalynn Carter, Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush, Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, and Michelle Obama. The tales she stocks vary from the heartwarming to the stunning and tragic, exploring the entirety from the primary girls political crusades to their rivalries with Washington figures from their friendships with different first girls to their private and non-private relationships with their husbands. She additionally provides perception as to what Melania Trump would possibly hope to perform as First Lady.
Candid and illuminating, this primary crew biography of the fashionable first girls supplies a revealing have a look at existence upstairs and downstairs on the worlds maximum tough cope with.