Mrs. Ike

Mrs. Ike

Memories and Reflections on the Life of Mamie Eisenhower

Book - 1996
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In an era where Americans are desperately seeking heroes and mentors, here is the story of how a saucy young lady from Denver, Mamie Doud Eisenhower, meets her match in handsome Ike Eisenhower, a farm boy fresh out of West Point, and becomes the Army wife par excellence. They were two very passionate and private people whose 53-year marriage, much of it lived in the public eye, survived great tragedies, misunderstandings, and adventures ¿ and led to glowing triumphs in World War II and the White House. Mrs. Ike is not only a biography of a beloved American but a superb account of a complex marriage. Susan Eisenhower helps readers see her grandmother as her husband did ¿ a heroic and irresistible figure in her own right.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996.
ISBN: 9780374215149
0374215146
Branch Call Number: 973.921/EISE
Characteristics: 392p. 24cm.

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