Closest companion: the unknown story of the intimate friendship between Franklin Roosevelt and Margaret Suckley

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Houghton Mifflin,
Pub. Date:
1995.
Language:
English
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Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's marriage was famously difficult, and it is widely known that FDR enjoyed the company of women. But this remarkable book reveals a secret that has been carefully guarded for more than half a century: Roosevelt's closest companion during the last years of his life was his sixth cousin Margaret "Daisy" Suckley. FDR became friendly with Daisy in the 1920s and invited her to his first inauguration in 1933. The friendship deepened; then, on a September afternoon in 1935, their feelings for each other intensified dramatically. From that day until FDR's death in 1945, Daisy and the president were intimate companions. But the secret of this passionate relationship remained hidden until after Daisy's death in 1991, when her family found a battered suitcase under her bed. Stuffed inside were years of diaries and letters, including thirty-eight letters in FDR's own hand that no one had ever seen. Now Geoffrey Ward, the eminent historian and biographer, has woven th
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subject_facet Biographies, Diaries, Personal correspondence, Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence, Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- (Franklin Delano), -- 1882-1945 -- Friends and associates, Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- (Franklin Delano), -- 1882-1945. -- Correspondence, Suckley, Margaret, -- 1891-1991. -- Correspondence, Suckley, Margaret, -- 1891-1991. -- Diaries
title_display Closest companion : the unknown story of the intimate friendship between Franklin Roosevelt and Margaret Suckley
title_full Closest companion : the unknown story of the intimate friendship between Franklin Roosevelt and Margaret Suckley / edited and annotated by Geoffrey C. Ward
title_short Closest companion :
title_sub the unknown story of the intimate friendship between Franklin Roosevelt and Margaret Suckley
topic_facet Friends and associates, Presidents, Roosevelt, Franklin D, Suckley, Margaret