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ISBN-13: 9781538713648
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 04/02/2019
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 22
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Description of “The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty”

A vivid biography of former First Lady Barbara Bush, one of the most influential and under-appreciated girls in American political historical past.

Barbara Pierce Bush was one of the nation’s hottest and highly effective figures, but her full story has by no means been informed.

THE MATRIARCH tells the riveting story of a lady who helped outline two American presidencies and an complete political period. Written by USA TODAY’s Washington Bureau chief Susan Page, this biography is knowledgeable by multiple hundred interviews with Bush buddies and relations, hours of dialog with Mrs. Bush herself in the closing six months of her life, and entry to her diaries that spanned a long time. THE MATRIARCH examines not solely her public persona but additionally much less well-known features of her outstanding life. As a woman in Rye, New York, Barbara Bush weathered criticism of her weight from her mom, barbs that left lifelong scars. As a younger spouse, she coped with the loss of life of her three-year-old daughter from leukemia, a loss that modified her eternally. In center age, she grappled with melancholy so severe that she contemplated suicide. And as first the spouse and then the mom of American presidents, she made historical past as the solely lady to see — and advise — each her husband and son in the Oval Office.

As with many ladies of her period, Barbara Bush was routinely underestimated, her contributions usually neither acknowledged nor acknowledged. But she grew to become an astute and trusted political marketing campaign strategist and a beloved First Lady. She invested herself deeply in increasing literacy packages in America, performed a important position in the finish of the Cold War, and led the means in demonstrating love and compassion to these with HIV/AIDS. With her cooperation, this e book provides Barbara Bush’s final phrases for historical past — on the evolution of her get together, on the position of girls, on Donald Trump, and on her household’s legacy.

Barbara Bush’s accomplishments, struggles, and contributions are many. Now, Susan Page explores all of them in THE MATRIARCH, a groundbreaking e book sure to cement Barbara Bush as one of the most original and influential girls in American historical past.