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America"s first ladies

Rae Lindsay

America"s first ladies

power players from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama

by Rae Lindsay

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Published by Gilmour House in Warwick, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents" spouses -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-278) and index.

    StatementRae Lindsay.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE176.2 .L55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 279 p. :
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24059667M
    ISBN 10096537534X
    ISBN 109780965375344
    LC Control Number2008912156


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