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Eleanor Roosevelt

The War Years and After, 1939-1962

by Blanche Wiesen Cook

Hardcover, 3 v., Penguin Group USA, List Price: $40 |

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Eleanor Roosevelt
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The War Years and After, 1939-1962
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Blanche Wiesen Cook

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A concluding volume to the definitive portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt traces her post-World War II years, covering subjects ranging from FDR's death and the founding of the UN through her efforts to promote key initiatives in spite of limited support and her death in 1962.