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The Resource Affairs of state : the untold history of presidential love, sex, and scandal, 1789-1900, Robert P. Watson

Affairs of state : the untold history of presidential love, sex, and scandal, 1789-1900, Robert P. Watson

Label
Affairs of state : the untold history of presidential love, sex, and scandal, 1789-1900
Title
Affairs of state
Title remainder
the untold history of presidential love, sex, and scandal, 1789-1900
Statement of responsibility
Robert P. Watson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents rarely-told stories about presidential marriages, including those marked by bliss or extramarital affairs
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watson, Robert P.
Dewey number
  • 973.09/9
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Presidents' spouses
  • Adultery
  • Scandals
Label
Affairs of state : the untold history of presidential love, sex, and scandal, 1789-1900, Robert P. Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: They don't teach this stuff in school -- Say it isn't so! -- Presidential peccadilloes -- Ten stories of presidential love, sex, and scandal -- "I profess myself a votary to love" -- "Domestic felicity" -- Slave owner and slave lover -- "A petticoat affair" -- A near miss -- "The Siamese Twins" -- "I can never be satisfied" -- An unlikely union -- Full house -- Beloved goddaughter -- Conclusion: What happens in the Lincoln Bedroom -- Fatal attraction -- Making sense of presidential nonsense
Control code
ocn783155097
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 489 p.
Isbn
9781442218345
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012020637
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)783155097
Label
Affairs of state : the untold history of presidential love, sex, and scandal, 1789-1900, Robert P. Watson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: They don't teach this stuff in school -- Say it isn't so! -- Presidential peccadilloes -- Ten stories of presidential love, sex, and scandal -- "I profess myself a votary to love" -- "Domestic felicity" -- Slave owner and slave lover -- "A petticoat affair" -- A near miss -- "The Siamese Twins" -- "I can never be satisfied" -- An unlikely union -- Full house -- Beloved goddaughter -- Conclusion: What happens in the Lincoln Bedroom -- Fatal attraction -- Making sense of presidential nonsense
Control code
ocn783155097
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 489 p.
Isbn
9781442218345
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012020637
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)783155097

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