No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II

No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II

Winner of the Pulitzer for History, No Ordinary Time is a chronicle of one of the most vibrant & revolutionary periods in US history. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin weaves together a number of story lines—the Roosevelt’s marriage & partnership, Eleanor’s life as First Lady, & FDR’s White House & its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin melds these into an intimate portrait of Eleanor & Franklin Roosevelt & of the time during which a new, modern America was born.

Title:No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780684804484
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  • Matt

    Doris Kearns Goodwin’s No Ordinary Time is an unusual World War II book. There are no descriptions of clashing armies, no in-depth armchair analyses of battlefield strategies, no biographical sketch...

  • Ed

    A truly memorable book. Doris Kearns Goodwin is a fine writer who manages to transform seemingly insignificant snippets of data into compelling reading.This volume covers the period from May, 1939 to ...

  • Becky

    I'm reminded of the saying, "If you want to learn something, read non-fiction." I am learning the answers to questions I didn't know I had. "Exactly how did the internment of the Japanese get started?...

  • Steve

    https://bestpresidentialbios.com/2016...Doris Kearns Goodwin’s “No Ordinary Time: Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II" was published in 1994 and won the Pulitzer Prize for...

  • Markus Molina

    Remind me to never read a book this big in the middle of a busy school semester!Throughout the book, I found myself slightly disappointed by FDR. He isn't lovable or heroic and there are times that I ...

  • Graham Shelby

    I took a long time reading this book because it was like time travel, like seeing into the past. NO ORDINARY TIME is a marvelously researched and rendered account of perhaps the most important and inf...

  • Susan O

    No Ordinary Time is a unique blend of biography and WWII history from the US perspective. Many biographies have been written about both Eleanor and Franklin, so as in Team of Rivals and The Bully Pulp...

  • Cheryl

    Fascinating, meticulously researched, well written, and unforgettable, it’s no wonder No Ordinary Time won the Pulitzer Prize for history, the Harold Washington Literary Award, the New England Books...

  • Joseph Sciuto

    Doris Kearns Goodwin's "No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front In World War II" is no ordinary book. In fact, it is great... And to drive the point, even further, let me repe...

  • Carole Sorensen

    Amazing personal look into the Roosevelt’s before and during a difficult time in our history. I cannot believe the research that went into this book ....