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Pat and Dick

The Nixons, An Intimate Portrait of A Marriage
Swift, Will (Book - 2014 )
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A study of the partnership between the thirty-seventh President and his wife argues that the couple endured political and intimate disappointments during their fifty-three-year marriage but ultimately shared genuine affection.
Authors: Swift, Will, 1947-
Title: Pat and Dick
the Nixons, an intimate portrait of a marriage
Publisher: New York :, Threshold Editions,, 2014.
Edition: First Threshold Editions hardcover edition.
Characteristics: x, 479 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Part I. An ambitious young couple
"Will you think of me sometimes?"
Going places
Married, happily
Love after Pearl Harbor
Giant slayers
The faces of America's future
Crises on the homefront
Safeguarding the American home
Part II. Cultural leaders and private citizens
"Heroes" and "housewives": Dick, Ike, Pat and Mamie
A turbulent ascent
Enduring defeat
Darkness
Your turn, my turn
Part III. White House dreams and nightmares
Adjusting to the White House fortress
"We had held our own"
A private marriage in the public spotlight
Love in the White House
The zenith
Falling apart
Part IV. Affliction and recovery
Renewal in exile
A peaceful twilight
Epilogue.
Summary: A study of the partnership between the thirty-seventh President and his wife argues that the couple endured political and intimate disappointments during their fifty-three-year marriage but ultimately shared genuine affection.
Local Note: 6 15 53 76 80 109 118 133 138 148 149 152 172 173 193 203 222 242 250
ISBN: 1451676948
9781451676969
9781451676945
Statement of Responsibility: Will Swift
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-447) and index.
Subject Headings: Married people United States Biography. Presidents' spouses United States Biography. Presidents United States Biography. Nixon, Pat, 1912-1993. Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994.
Topical Term: Married people
Presidents' spouses
Presidents
LCCN: 2013024650
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