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Sylvia Morris

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Sylvia Jukes Morris was born and educated in England, where she taught English literature before immigrating to America. She is the author of Edith Kermit Roosevelt: Portrait of a First Lady and Rage for Fame: The Ascent of Clare Boothe Luce, and is married to the writer Edmund Morris. They live in New York City and Kent, Connecticut.

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Edith Kermit Roosevelt
Portrait of a First Lady
Written by Sylvia Morris


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 4, 2001
Price: $19.95

Edith Kermit Carow grew up in New York City in the same circles as did Theodore Roosevelt. But only after TR's first wife died at age twenty-two did the childhood friends forge one of the most successful romantic and political partnerships in American history. Sylvia Jukes Morris's access to previously unpublished... Read more >
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Edith Kermit Roosevelt
Portrait of a First Lady
Written by Sylvia Morris


Format: eBook, 608 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $13.99

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Rage for Fame
The Ascent of Clare Booth Luce
Written by Sylvia Morris


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: May 13, 1997
Price: $18.00

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
 
“Her technique was simple: aim for the top,” a colleague wrote of Clare Boothe Luce. No American woman of the twentieth century aimed so accurately, or rose so far, as this legendary playwright and politician. Born in New York’s Spanish Harlem, she transformed herself into the...

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