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  • Eleanor & Park | Rainbow Rowell

    Eleanor & Park

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Rainbow Rowell
    • Narrated By Rebecca Lowman, Sunil Malhotra
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    Set over the course of one school year, in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits - smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. When Eleanor meets Park, you’ll remember your own first love - and just how hard it pulled you under.

    FanB14 says: "E + P 4-ever!"
  • Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady | Susan Quinn

    Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Susan Quinn
    • Narrated By Kimberly Farr
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    In 1932 Eleanor Roosevelt entered the claustrophobic, duty-bound existence of the first lady with dread. By that time she had put her deep disappointment in her marriage behind her and developed an independent life - now threatened by the public role she would be forced to play. A lifeline came to her in the form of a feisty campaign reporter for the Associated Press: Lorena Hickok. Over the next 30 years, until Eleanor's death, the two women carried on an extraordinary relationship.

    Linda says: "first lady"
  • Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt | Eleanor Roosevelt

    Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Eleanor Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Tavia Gilbert
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    The daughter of one of New York's most influential families, niece of Theodore Roosevelt, and wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt witnessed some of the most remarkable decades in modern history, as America transitioned from the Gilded Age, the Progressive Era, and the Depression to World War II and the Cold War. A champion of the downtrodden, Eleanor drew on her experience and used her role as First Lady to help those in need.

    Margaret M. Bell says: "What a woman!"
  • Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, 1939-1962 | Blanche Wiesen Cook

    Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, 1939-1962

    • UNABRIDGED (26 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Blanche Wiesen Cook
    • Narrated By Eliza Foss
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    The third and final volume takes us through World War II, FDR's death, the founding of the UN, and Eleanor Roosevelt's death in 1962. It follows the arc of war and the evolution of a marriage as the first lady realized the cost of maintaining her principles even as the country and her husband were not prepared to adopt them. Eleanor Roosevelt continued to struggle for her core issues - economic security, New Deal reforms, racial equality, and rescue - when they were sidelined by FDR while he marshaled the country through war.

    Ralph's mother says: "Excellent history of Eleanor Roosevelt"
  • 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

    • UNABRIDGED (39 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Doris Kearns Goodwin
    • Narrated By Nelson Runger
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    No Ordinary Time describes how the isolationist and divided United States of 1940 was unified under the extraordinary leadership of Franklin Roosevelt to become the preeminent economic and military power in the world.

    Brett says: "Great at 1.5 speed"
  • Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume I, 1884-1933 | Blanche Wiesen Cook

    Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume I, 1884-1933

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Blanche Wiesen Cook
    • Narrated By Kate Reading
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    Eleanor Roosevelt was born into the privileges and prejudices of American aristocracy and into a family ravaged by alcoholism. She overcame debilitating roots: in her public life, fighting against racism and injustice and advancing the rights of women; and in her private life, forming lasting intimate friendships with some of the great men and women of her time.

    Amazon Customer says: "Great biography, amazing performance!"
  • Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume II: The Defining Years, 1933-1938 | Blanche Wiesen Cook

    Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume II: The Defining Years, 1933-1938

    • UNABRIDGED (28 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Blanche Wiesen Cook
    • Narrated By Kate Reading
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    Historians, politicians, feminists, critics, and reviewers everywhere have praised Blanche Wiesen Cook's monumental Eleanor Roosevelt as the definitive portrait of this towering female figure of the 20th century. Now, in her long-awaited, majestic second volume, Cook takes listeners through the tumultuous era of the Great Depression, the New Deal, and the gathering storms of World War II - the years of the Roosevelts' greatest challenges and finest achievements.

    Amazon Customer says: "Great Second Installment"
  • Eleanor & Park | Rainbow Rowell

    Eleanor & Park

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs)
    • By Rainbow Rowell
    • Narrated By Rebecca Lowman, Sunil Malhotra
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    Eleanor is the new girl in town, and she's never felt more alone. All mismatched clothes, mad red hair and chaotic home life, she couldn't stick out more if she tried. Then she takes the seat on the bus next to Park. Quiet, careful and - in Eleanor's eyes - impossibly cool, Park's worked out that flying under the radar is the best way to get by. Slowly, steadily, through late-night conversations and an ever-growing stack of mix tapes, Eleanor and Park fall in love. They fall in love the way you do the first time, when you're 16, and you have nothing and everything to lose.

    Mayada Aljaleli says: "Eleanor and Park"
  • The Summer Queen: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 1 | Elizabeth Chadwick

    The Summer Queen: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated By Katie Scarfe
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    Eleanor of Aquitaine's story deserves to be legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over 800 years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive - until now. Based on the most up-to-date research, award-winning novelist Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor's magnificent story to life, as never before, unveiling the real Eleanor. Young, golden-haired and blue-eyed Eleanor has everything to look forward to as the heiress to wealthy Aquitaine.

    Sara says: "The Romance Runs Strong in This One"
  • Loving Eleanor | Susan Wittig Albert

    Loving Eleanor

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated By Karen White
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    When AP political reporter Lorena Hickok - Hick - is assigned to cover Eleanor Roosevelt in the 1932 campaign, the two women become deeply involved. Their relationship begins with mutual romantic passion, matures through stormy periods of enforced separation and competing interests, and warms into an enduring, encompassing friendship documented by 3,300 letters.

    Beth says: "ELeanor"
  • Captive Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine | Alison Weir

    Captive Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Alison Weir
    • Narrated By Rosalyn Landor
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    Renowned for her highly acclaimed and bestselling British histories, Alison Weir has in recent years made a major impact on the fiction scene with her novels about Queen Elizabeth and Lady Jane Grey. In this latest offering, she imagines the world of Eleanor of Aquitaine, the beautiful twelfth-century woman who was queen of France until she abandoned her royal husband for the younger man who would become king of England.

    E. Willaims says: "Why the Negativity?"
  • Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage | Hazel Rowley

    Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Hazel Rowley
    • Narrated By Tavia Gilbert
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    Franklin Delano and Eleanor Roosevelt’s marriage is one of the most celebrated and scrutinized partnerships in presidential history. It raised eyebrows in their lifetimes and has only become more controversial since their deaths. From FDR’s lifelong romance with Lucy Mercer to Eleanor’s purported lesbianism - and many scandals in between - the American public has never tired of speculating about the ties that bound these two headstrong individuals.

    Molly-o says: "Inspired by the facts, not the book"
  • Eleanor Roosevelt, Vol 1: 1884-1933 | Blanche Wiesen Cook

    Eleanor Roosevelt, Vol 1: 1884-1933

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Blanche Wiesen Cook
    • Narrated By Blanche Wiesen Cook
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    Blanche Wiesen Cook recreates Eleanor Roosevelt in all of her roles -- as a visionary, an activist, a political wife, and a woman far more independent than we knew. No other First Lady has had a greater influence in the course of democracy in this century, and no other book about Eleanor Roosevelt captures the complexity of her character - her wit, her passion, her boldness, and her commitment to greater dignity and security for all women and men.

    Veronika says: "Can't rate content, can't listen to this voice"
  • Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? | Gare Thompson

    Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt?

    • UNABRIDGED (59 mins)
    • By Gare Thompson
    • Narrated By Kevin Pariseau
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    For a long time, the main role of First Ladies was to act as hostesses of the White House...until Eleanor Roosevelt. Born in 1884, Eleanor was not satisfied to just be a glorified hostess for her husband, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Eleanor had a voice, and she used it to speak up against poverty and racism. She had experience and knowledge of many issues, and fought for laws to help the less fortunate.

  • The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice | Patricia Bell-Scott

    The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Patricia Bell-Scott
    • Narrated By Karen Chilton
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    An important, groundbreaking book - two decades in work - that tells the story of the unlikely but history-changing 28-year bond forged between Pauli Murray (granddaughter of a mulatto slave who, against all odds, as a lesbian black woman, became a lawyer, civil rights pioneer, Episcopal priest, poet, and activist) and Eleanor Roosevelt (first lady of the United States from 1933 to 1948 and human rights internationalist) that critically shaped Eleanor Roosevelt's, and therefore FDR's, view of race and racism in America.

    Jean says: "Inspiring"
  • The Luminaries | Eleanor Catton

    The Luminaries

    • UNABRIDGED (29 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Eleanor Catton
    • Narrated By Mark Meadows
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    It is 1866 and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of 12 local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series of unsolved crimes. A wealthy man has vanished, a whore has tried to end her life, and an enormous fortune has been discovered in the home of a luckless drunk. Moody is soon drawn into the mystery: a network of fates and fortunes that is as complex and exquisitely patterned as the night sky.

    Mel says: "Not So Luminous"
  • Gilded Cages: The Trials of Eleanor of Aquitaine | Ellen Jones

    Gilded Cages: The Trials of Eleanor of Aquitaine

    • UNABRIDGED (30 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Ellen Jones
    • Narrated By Elizabeth Jasicki
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    Tumultuous. Passionate. Timeless. The marriage between Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry Plantagenet was like no other, born of power, politics, and an all-consuming, fiery love. Within two years of their wedding, Henry conquered England and together they ruled a vast kingdom. At first they worked to unify and repair their war-torn lands - before being torn apart by intrigue, adultery, and deadly revenge.

    Kristi Richardson says: "Eleanor and Henry II of England"
  • Anxiety for Beginners: A Personal Investigation | Eleanor Morgan

    Anxiety for Beginners: A Personal Investigation

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Eleanor Morgan
    • Narrated By Eleanor Morgan
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    Eleanor Morgan's first-person account of her own struggles with anxiety was published as part of The Vice Guide to Mental Health and was read by five million people across 15 countries within four days. Anxiety for Beginners will serve as a guide for those who live with anxiety disorders and those who live with them by proxy.

  • Eleanor | Barbara Cooney

    Eleanor

    • UNABRIDGED (20 mins)
    • By Barbara Cooney
    • Narrated By Suzanne Toren
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    Though she came from a wealthy and privileged family, Eleanor Roosevelt grew up in a cheerless household that left her lonely and shy. Years passed before Eleanor began to discover in herself the qualities of intelligence, compassion, and strength that made her a remarkable woman.

  • No Ordinary Time | Doris Kearns Goodwin

    No Ordinary Time

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Doris Kearns Goodwin
    • Narrated By Edward Herrmann
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    Presenting an aspect of American history that has never been fully told, Doris Kearns Goodwin describes how the isolationist and divided United States of 1940 was unified under the extraordinary leadership of Franklin Roosevelt to become, only five years later, the preeminent economic and military power in the world. Using diaries, interviews, and White House records, Goodwin paints an intimate, detailed portrait not only of the presidency during wartime but also of Franklin and Eleanor themselves.

    Gregory A. Beale says: "Great Personal History"
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