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    • Upstairs at the Roosevelts'

    • Growing Up with Franklin and Eleanor
    • By: Curtis Roosevelt
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Curtis Roosevelt knew what it was like to live with a president. His grandfather was Franklin Delano Roosevelt. From the time Curtis, with his sister, Eleanor, and recently divorced mother, Anna Roosevelt Dall, moved into his grandparents' new home - the White House - Curtis played, learned, slept, ate, and lived in one of the most famous buildings in the world, with one of its most famous residents.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A grandson's viewpoint

    • By Jean on 07-23-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Too Close to the Sun

    • Growing Up In the Shadow of My Grandparents, Franklin and Eleanor
    • By: Curtis Roosevelt
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Gage
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Curtis Roosevelt was three when he and his sister, Eleanor, arrived at the White House soon after their grandfathers inauguration. The countrys First Grandchildren, a pint-sized double act, they were known to the media as Sistie and Buzzie.In this rich memoir, Roosevelt brings us into the goldfish bowl, as his family called itthat glare of public scrutiny to which all presidential households must submit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Charming Audiobook

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-04-10

    Regular price: $19.60