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    • The Residence

    • Inside the Private World of the White House
    • By: Kate Andersen Brower
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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, The Residence reveals daily life in the White House as it is really lived through the voices of the maids, butlers, cooks, florists, doormen, engineers, and others who tend to the needs of the president and first family.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The White House Explored & Exposed

    • By Sara on 04-15-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • First Women

    • The Grace and Power of America's Modern First Ladies
    • By: Kate Andersen Brower
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In one of the most underestimated - and challenging - positions in the world, the first lady of the United States must be many things: an inspiring leader with a forward-thinking agenda of her own; a savvy politician, skilled at navigating the treacherous rapids of Washington; a wife and mother operating under constant scrutiny; and an able CEO responsible for the smooth operation of countless services and special events at the White House.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Who is missing?

    • By Southern belle on 05-07-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • First in Line

    • Presidents, Vice Presidents, and the Pursuit of Power
    • By: Kate Andersen Brower
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the author of the New York Times best sellers First Women and The Residence, an intimate, news-making look at the men who are next in line to the most powerful office in the world - the vice presidents of the modern era - from Richard Nixon to Joe Biden to Mike Pence. In interviews with more than 200 people, Kate Andersen Brower pulls back the curtain and reveals the sometimes cold, sometimes close, and always complicated relationship between our modern presidents and their vice presidents.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engrossing

    • By Jean on 07-26-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • When First Ladies Meet: An Awkward Post-Election White House Tradition

    • By: Kate Andersen Brower
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "When First Ladies Meet: An Awkward Post-Election White House Tradition" is from the April 06, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kate Andersen Brower and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Ivanka Trump Could Be the Most Powerful First Lady Ever

    • By: Kate Andersen Brower
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    First ladies aren’t always presidential spouses. In fact, two early uses of the title refer to the beautiful, popular Harriet Lane, niece of James Buchanan, the only lifelong bachelor president. She was an able hostess who, not long before the Civil War, arranged for Northern and Southern guests to be seated apart at a White House function in order to keep the peace.

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