The Resource Lady Bird : a biography of Mrs. Johnson, Jan Jarboe Russell., (electronic resource)

Lady Bird : a biography of Mrs. Johnson, Jan Jarboe Russell., (electronic resource)

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Lady Bird : a biography of Mrs. Johnson
Title
Lady Bird
Title remainder
a biography of Mrs. Johnson
Statement of responsibility
Jan Jarboe Russell.
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A revealing biography of Lady Bird Johnson with startling new insights into her marriage to Lyndon Baines Johnson and her unexpectedly strong impact on his presidency. Long obscured by her husband's shadow, Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson emerges in this first comprehensive biography as a figure of surprising influence and the centering force for LBJ, a man who suffered from extreme mood swings and desperately needed someone to help control his darker impulses. Expertly researched and written, Lady Bird draws from rare conversations with the former First Lady and from interviews with key members of Johnson's inner circle of friends, family, and advisers. With chapters such as "Motherless Child," "A Ten-Week Affair," and "LBJ's Midlife Crisis," Lady Bird sheds new light on Mrs. Johnson's childhood, on her amazing acumen as a businesswoman, and on the central role she played in her husband's life and political career. A vital link to the Kennedys during LBJ's uneasy tenure as vice president and a voice of conscience on civil rights, Lady Bird is portrayed here as a political force, strikingly different from the somewhat minor figure depicted in previous works on LBJ. Especially fascinating today, in light of the enormous attention now focused on the private lives of our leaders, are the personal details about her marriage to a man whose extramarital affairs were widely discussed. In this intimate portrait, Russell shows us the private Lady Bird 0́4 not only a passionate conservationist but a remarkable woman who greatly influenced her husband, his administration, and the country
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TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Russell, Jan Jarboe
Dewey number
973.923/092
Index
index present
LC call number
E848.J64
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Lady Bird
  • Presidents' spouses
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Lady Bird : a biography of Mrs. Johnson, Jan Jarboe Russell., (electronic resource)
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"A Lisa Drew book."
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o896873993
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Extent
1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781501106996
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BC4C4F74-F829-4CC0-B9DF-165B3EFF9632
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  • (Sirsi) o896873993
  • (OCoLC)896873993
Label
Lady Bird : a biography of Mrs. Johnson, Jan Jarboe Russell., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Lisa Drew book."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o896873993
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501106996
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BC4C4F74-F829-4CC0-B9DF-165B3EFF9632
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o896873993
  • (OCoLC)896873993

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