Download PDF by Robin Gerber: Eleanor vs. Ike: A Novel

By Robin Gerber

ISBN-10: 0061373214

ISBN-13: 9780061373213

It is a time of turmoil, with the state mired in an unpopular battle in Korea and with Senator Joseph McCarthy stirring up worry of a lurking Communist "menace." Racial discrimination is rampant. A woman's position is in the house. And whilst a stunning act of God gets rid of the Democratic presidential nominee, the social gathering throws its aid to an not likely general bearer: former First woman and goodwill ambassador to the realm Eleanor Roosevelt.

Captivating and fast paced, Eleanor vs. Ike pits the unforgettable Eleanor opposed to the greatly renowned battle hero Gen. Dwight David ("Ike") Eisenhower. yet whereas the competitors promise "an sincere campaign," their strategists mire the race in scandal and sour innuendo. by surprise Eleanor reveals herself a goal of strong insiders who suggest to wreck her strong name—and Ku Klux Klan assassins devoted to her death—as she will get stuck up in a mad whirl of appearances and political maneuvering . . . and an opportunity come upon with a precocious five-year-old named Hillary Rodham.

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