No Ordinary Time
Score: 4.5
From 149 Ratings

No Ordinary Time


  • Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Release Date : 2008-06-30
  • Genre: United States
  • File Size: 45194714 Bytes


Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeNo Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines—Eleanor and Franklin's marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor's life as First Lady, and FDR's White House and its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effectively melds these details and stories into an unforgettable and intimate portrait of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt and of the time during which a new, modern America was born....

The Wright Brothers
Score: 4.5
From 721 Ratings

The Wright Brothers


  • Author: David McCullough
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Genre: United States
  • File Size: 35105890 Bytes


Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright.On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe what had happened: the age of flight had begun, with the first heavier-than-air, powered machine carrying a pilot.Who were these men and how was it that they achieved what they did?David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, tells the surprising, profoundly American story of Wilbur and Orville Wright.Far more than a couple of unschooled Dayton bicycle mechanics who happened to hit on success, they ...

No Ordinary Time
Score: 4.5
From 16 Ratings

No Ordinary Time


  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476750576


No Ordinary Time Book Description :

Presents a social history of the United States in 1940, along with a moment-by-moment account of Roosevelt's leadership and the private lives of the president and First Lady, whose remarkable partnership transformed America. (This book was previously featured in Forecast.)...

No Ordinary Time
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

No Ordinary Time


  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-06-30
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1439126194


No Ordinary Time Book Description :

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines—Eleanor and Franklin's marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor's life as First Lady, and FDR's White House and its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effectively melds these details and stories into an unforgettable and intimate portrait of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt and of the time during which a new, modern America was born....

No Ordinary Time
Score: 4.5
From 16 Ratings

No Ordinary Time


  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476750576


No Ordinary Time Book Description :

Presents a social history of the United States in 1940, along with a moment-by-moment account of Roosevelt's leadership and the private lives of the president and First Lady, whose remarkable partnership transformed America. (This book was previously featured in Forecast.)...

Summary of No Ordinary Time

Summary of No Ordinary Time


  • Author : Instaread Summaries
  • Publisher : Idreambooks
  • Release Date : 2016-04-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1945251573


Summary of No Ordinary Time Book Description :

No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin - A 15-minute Summary & AnalysisPreview:No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin is a unique blend of history and biography, exploring the leadership and personal relationships of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) and his wife, Eleanor. The book also explores how they, and their inner circle, managed crisis after crisis, from the Nazi invasion of Western Europe in May 1940 through FDR's death in April 1945. Their unique husband and wife, president and first lady, partnership was the driving force not only behind US and Allied success, but also in improving US society at home despite the challenges of war.In May of 1940, Hitler launched an attack on Western Europe. At the time, the Roosevelts were busy with...

Doris Kearns Goodwin  The Presidential Biographies

Doris Kearns Goodwin The Presidential Biographies


  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-09-18
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1982103221


Doris Kearns Goodwin The Presidential Biographies Book Description :

From America’s “Historian-in-Chief” (New York magazine), The Presidential Biographies boxed set—featuring the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s beloved and bestselling biographies No Ordinary Time, Team of Rivals, and The Bully Pulpit. After five decades of acclaimed studies of the presidency, Doris Kearns Goodwin stands as America’s premier presidential historian. Now, for the first time, her three most esteemed books are collected in one beautiful box set. No Ordinary Time: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, No Ordinary Time relates the story of how Franklin D. Roosevelt, surrounded by a small circle of intimates, led the nation to victory in World War II and with Eleanor’s essential help, changed the fabric of American society. ...

No Ordinary Time

No Ordinary Time


  • Author : Jan Phillips
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Creative ability
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0977421341


No Ordinary Time Book Description :

Jan Phillips synthesizes the wisdom embodied in an ancient tradition with the spiritual awaking engaging sojourners of the 21st century. This book provides a creative synthesis from monastery to market-place, from monastic time to the sacredness of every day, and every hour therein....

No Ordinary Thing

No Ordinary Thing


  • Author : G. Z. Schmidt
  • Publisher : Holiday House
  • Release Date : 2020-10-13
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780823448746


No Ordinary Thing Book Description :

Twelve-year-old Adam is whisked away from his imperfect but quiet life with the arrival of a stranger and a magical promise in this time travel mystery. It's 1999 and Adam doesn't mind living at his uncle's bakery, the Biscuit Basket, on the Lower East Side in New York City. The warm, delicious smells of freshly baked breads and chocolate croissants make every day feel cozy, even if Adam doesn't have many friends and he misses his long dead parents very much. When a mysterious but cheerful customer shows Adam a snow globe and says that adventures await him, it's too strange to be true. But days later, an unbelievable, incredible thing happens. Adam finds a similar looking snow globe and immediately travels back in time, first to Times Square in 1935,...

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream


  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781497683853


Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream Book Description :

With a new foreword: The New York Times–bestselling biography of President Lyndon Johnson from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Team of Rivals. Featuring a 2018 foreword by the Pulitzer Prize–winning political historian that celebrates a reappraisal of Lyndon Johnson’s legacy five decades after his presidency, from the vantage point of our current, profoundly altered political culture and climate, Doris Kearns Goodwin’s extraordinary and insightful biography draws from meticulous research in addition to the author’s time spent working at the White House from 1967 to 1969. After Johnson’s term ended, Goodwin remained his confidante and assisted in the preparation of his memoir. In Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream, she traces the...

Wait Till Next Year
Score: 3.5
From 13 Ratings

Wait Till Next Year


  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Aurum Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-03
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781781313169


Wait Till Next Year Book Description :

When historian Goodwin was six years old, her father taught her how to keep score for ‘their’ team, the Brooklyn Dodgers, which forged a lifelong bond between father and daughter. Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, Wait Till Next Year is a coming-of-age memoir in the era of Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese and Duke Snider, when baseball truly was a national pastime that brought whole communities together. With her radio by her side and scorecard to hand, she recreates the postwar era, when the corner store was a place to share stories and neighborhoods were equally divided between Dodger, Giant, and Yankee fans. Weaved between the games and the seasons, Goodwin tells the story of a changing America – from the lunacy of the Cold War alar...