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No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN

No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II by Doris Kearns Goodwin
161 reviews (1994) (768p)
Pulitzer Prize for History Winner
ALA Notable Books - Nonfiction Finalist

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Book Description

No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines--Eleanor and Franklin's marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor's life as First Lady, and FDR's White House and its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effectively melds these details and stories into an unforgettable and intimate portrait of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt and of the time during which a new, modern America was born.


Amazon.com Review
A compelling chronicle of a nation and its leaders during the period when modern America was created. With an uncanny feel for detail and a novelist's grasp of drama and depth, Doris Kearns Goodwin brilliantly narrates the interrelationship between the inner workings of the Roosevelt White House and the destiny of the United States. Goodwin paints a comprehensive, intimate portrait that fills in a historical gap in the story of our nation under the Roosevelts.


Other Award Winning Books by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
641 reviews (2005) (944p) (NBCCA Bio)
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Doris Kearns Goodwin Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 3  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 2  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 1 No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II ·  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 1 No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 1 Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln ·  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 0  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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