Florence Harding

Florence Harding

The First Lady, the Jazz Age, and the Death of America's Most Scandalous President

Book - 1998
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A biography of a woman who became the forerunner of today's strong First Ladies finally reveals whether or not Florence Harding poisoned her husband

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Tells the story of Florence Harding's rise from young unwed mother to First Lady and reveals her influence behind Harding's ascent to America's most scandal-ridden presidency and her role in his death. The drama of her life is set against the stage of the White House in the Jazz Age, and involves exciting elements such as mistresses, blackmail, poisoning, and opium addicts. Includes b&w photos. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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A prominent biographer sheds light on the previously unexplored life of First Lady Florence Harding and finally answers the question of whether she slowly poisoned her husband, President Warren G Harding, to death.

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c1998
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780688077945
Characteristics: xx, 645 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm


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Apr 11, 2014

An excellent book, very easy to read and lots of details on Florence Harding, a woman largely forgotten now. Highly recommended although the book is long - over 500 pages.


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