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The Matriarch

Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty

by Susan Page

Hardcover, 418 pages, Grand Central Pub, List Price: $32.50 |

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Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty
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Drawing on diaries and more than one hundred interviews, a portrait of the former first lady covers her private struggles and public achievements, discussing how she helped to define two presidencies and a political era.