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ISBN-13: 9781538713648
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 04/02/2019
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 17
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 ladies 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 instructed.

THE MATRIARCH tells the riveting story of a lady who helped outline two American presidencies and an total political period. Written by USA TODAY’s Washington Bureau chief Susan Page, this biography is knowledgeable by multiple hundred interviews with Bush pals and relations, hours of dialog with Mrs. Bush herself in the closing six months of her life, and entry to her diaries that spanned many years. THE MATRIARCH examines not solely her public persona but in addition much less well-known features of her exceptional 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 without end. In center age, she grappled with melancholy so critical that she contemplated suicide. And as first the spouse and then the mom of American presidents, she made historical past as the solely girl 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 typically 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 essential position in the finish of the Cold War, and led the approach in demonstrating love and compassion to these with HIV/AIDS. With her cooperation, this ebook presents Barbara Bush’s final phrases for historical past — on the evolution of her occasion, on the position of ladies, 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 ebook sure to cement Barbara Bush as one of the most original and influential ladies in American historical past.