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.
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 Sylvia Jukes Morris's access to previously unpublished...
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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...