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Too close to the sun

Curtis Roosevelt

Too close to the sun

growing up in the shadow of my grandparents, Franklin and Eleanor

by Curtis Roosevelt

  • 192 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by PublicAffairs in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roosevelt, Curtis, -- 1930- -- Childhood and youth.,
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- 1882-1945.,
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor, -- 1884-1962.,
  • Grandchildren of presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Grandparent and child -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Family.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Presidents" spouses -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCurtis Roosevelt.
    GenreBiography., Case studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE807.1.R345 A3 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19287881M
    ISBN 109781586485542
    LC Control Number2008033994

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