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Publisher / Publication Date: National Museum of African American History and Culture 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 779.997 GAR

Brower, Kate Andersen.

Summary: "America's first families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and details by turns dramatic, humorous, and heartwarming, [this book] reveals daily life in the White House as it is really lived through the voices of the maids, butlers, cooks, florists, doormen, engineers,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.3 BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 BRO

Brower, Kate Andersen.

Summary: A remarkable history with elements of both In the President's Secret Service and The Butler, The Residence offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House, from the Kennedys to the Obamas. America's First Families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Greenfield, Meg.

Summary: Editor and columnist Meg Greenfield shares her insights on the behavior of Washington politicians.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.3 GREEN

Summary: Describes the celebration of Christmas in the American capitol of Washington, D.C. and includes, songs, recipes, and craft projects.

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Publisher / Publication Date: World Book Inc. 0000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 394.26 CHR

Close, Jennifer

Summary: The story of a young wife who follows her husband and his political dreams to D.C., a city of idealism, gossip, and complicated friendships among young Washington's aspiring elite.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CLO

Close, Jennifer

Summary: "A brilliantly funny novel about ambition and marriage from the best selling author of Girls in White Dresses, The Better Half tells the story of a young wife who follows her husband and his political dreams to D.C., a city of idealism, gossip, and complicated friendships among young Washington's aspiring elite. When Beth arrives in Washington, D.C., she hates everything about it: the confusing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLO

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION CLO

Daniels, Jonathan

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1968

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 DAN

Leibovich, Mark.

Summary: "Author of the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller This Town, Mark Leibovich returns with a masterly collection of portraits of Washington's elite, and wannabe elites. Hailed by The Washington Post as a 'master of the political profile,' Leibovich has spent his career writing memorable, buzz-worthy, and often jaw-dropping features about politicians and other notables. Currently chief...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 LEI

Lunis, Natalie.

Summary: Visit eleven of the most haunted spots in Washington, D.C. and come across some of its most famous ghosts. Among them are a former president who never left the White House, a vice-president who still hurries to his office in the Capitol building, and a First Lady who has found a quiet and peaceful home, years after her death.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 133.1 LUN

Solomon, Burt

Summary: "Washington City, 1862: The United States lies in tatters, and there seems no end to the war. Abraham Lincoln, the legitimate President of the United States, is using all his will to keep his beloved land together. But Lincoln's will and soul are tested when tragedy strikes the White House as Willie Lincoln, the love and shining light in the president's heart, is taken by typhoid fever. But was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SOL

Summary: Contributors: Abigail McCarthy, Alice R. Longsworth, Art Buchwald, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Barbara Howar, Ben Bradlee, David Brinkley, David McCullough, Dean Acheson, Drew Pearson, Robert S. Allen, Eleanor Roosevelt, Grace Tully, Harry Truman, Henry Allen, Henry Kissinger, Isabel Anderson, Jack Anderson, Jack Valenti, James Thurber, John dos Passos, Jonathan Daniels, Lady Bird Johnson,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.3 KAT

Whitcomb, John.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.3 WHI

Close, Jennifer

Summary: "A young wife follows her husband and his political dreams to Washington D.C., a city of idealism, ambition and complicated friendships among young Washington's aspiring elite"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CLO

Williams, Marjorie

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Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.3 WIL

Esposito, Joseph A.

Summary: In April 1962, President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy hosted forty-nine Nobel Prize winners -- along with many other prominent scientists, artists, and writers -- at a famed White House dinner. Among the guests were J. Robert Oppenheimer, who was officially welcomed back to Washington after a stint in the political wilderness; Linus Pauling, who had picketed the White House that very afternoon;...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ForeEdge, an imprint of University Press of New England 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 ESP

Achorn, Edward

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Summary: "By March 4, 1865, the Civil War had slaughtered more than 700,000 Americans and left intractable wounds on the nation. That day, after a morning of rain-drenched fury, tens of thousands crowded Washington's Capitol grounds to see Abraham Lincoln take theoath for a second term. As the sun emerged, Lincoln rose to give perhaps the greatest inaugural address in American history, stunning the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Moeller, John.

Summary: This book provides an insiders view of what it is like to dine at the White House and describes Chef Moeller's most memorable moments cooking for three First Families. It includes over 100 recipes for one-of-a-kind dishes featuring his trademark use of fresh, seasonal ingredients inspired by his classical French training with an American twist. Useful chef notes help adapt fine French cooking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Lifestyle Publishing 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 642.5 MOE

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, Jennifer Chiaverini, reveals the famous First Lady's very public social and political contest with Kate Chase Sprague, memorialized as "one of the most remarkable women ever known to Washington society." (Providence Journal) Kate Chase Sprague was born in 1840 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the second daughter to the second wife of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Chiaverini 2014

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: "Kate Chase was born in 1840 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the second daughter to the second wife of Salmon P. Chase. Her father was Abraham Lincoln's secretary of the treasury, and he aspired to even greater heights. Kate stepped into the role of establishing her thrice-widowed father in Washington society and as a future presidential candidate. Her efforts were successful enough that The Washington...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CHI

Boller, Paul F.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.099 BOL

Barry, Dave.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2001

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320 BAR

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320.973 BAR

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Kate Chase Sprague was born in 1840 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the second daughter to the second wife of a devout but ambitious lawyer. Her father, Salmon P. Chase, rose to prominence in the antebellum years and was appointed secretary of the treasury in Abraham Lincoln' s cabinet, while aspiring to even greater heights. Beautiful, intelligent, regal, and entrancing, young Kate Chase stepped into the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CHI