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From My Old Kentucky Home to the White House: The Political Journey of Catherine Conner (Hardback)
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From My Old Kentucky Home to the White House: The Political Journey of Catherine Conner (Hardback)

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Hardback 192 Pages / Published: 30/04/1999
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Though she enjoyed many privileges, Catherine Connor also witnessed the harsh side of rural life, and these experiences shaped the personality of the woman who would become the youngest National Democratic Committee woman and would subsequently enter FDR's inner circle.

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813121024
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 426 g
Dimensions: 216 x 139 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"Catherine Conner at long last shares her fascinating life story. With colorful anecdotes, she tells us what it was like for a beautiful and intelligent Kentucky girl to become one of the most influential political figures of our time. This memoir is a page-turner." -- "Brother Patrick Hart, general editor of the Thomas Merton Journals"


"Those in the know knew her, even if a larger audience did not, for she played a role greater than many public figures, including congresssmen. Her story of behind-the-scenes power has been untold for too long." -- "Jim Klotter, Kentucky State Historian"


"Readers will enjoy Ms. Conner's account of her experiences with the 'vicissitudes of fortune.'" -- "Kentucky Living"


"Provides insight into Kentucky politics, in addition to recounting many historical events." -- "Kentucky Monthly"


"This memoir entertains and teaches, giving insight into Catherine Conner's imaginative life and courageous character. Her career in its various phases comprises a valuable chapter in the historical record of Kentucky and this century." -- "Lexington Herald-Leader"


"Her remarkable life is well-defined in her memoir." -- "Louisville Courier-Journal"


"This book is a good read for anyone interested in Kentucky women who have been involved in politics." -- "Paintsville Herald"


"Full of places and people who are familiar to most of us. And it is an example of a woman who lived a large life." -- "Today's Woman"


"Catherine Conner at long last shares her fascinating life story. With colorful anecdotes, she tells us what it was like for a beautiful and intelligent Kentucky girl to become one of the most influential political figures of our time. This memoir is a page-turner." -- Brother Patrick Hart, general editor of the Thomas Merton Journals


"Those in the know knew her, even if a larger audience did not, for she played a role greater than many public figures, including congresssmen. Her story of behind-the-scenes power has been untold for too long." -- Jim Klotter, Kentucky State Historian


"Readers will enjoy Ms. Conner's account of her experiences with the 'vicissitudes of fortune.'" -- Kentucky Living


"Provides insight into Kentucky politics, in addition to recounting many historical events." -- Kentucky Monthly


"This memoir entertains and teaches, giving insight into Catherine Conner's imaginative life and courageous character. Her career in its various phases comprises a valuable chapter in the historical record of Kentucky and this century." -- Lexington Herald-Leader


"Her remarkable life is well-defined in her memoir." -- Louisville Courier-Journal


"This book is a good read for anyone interested in Kentucky women who have been involved in politics." -- Paintsville Herald


"Full of places and people who are familiar to most of us. And it is an example of a woman who lived a large life." -- Today's Woman


-Catherine Conner at long last shares her fascinating life story. With colorful anecdotes, she tells us what it was like for a beautiful and intelligent Kentucky girl to become one of the most influential political figures of our time. This memoir is a page-turner.- -- Brother Patrick Hart, general editor of the Thomas Merton Journals


-Those in the know knew her, even if a larger audience did not, for she played a role greater than many public figures, including congresssmen. Her story of behind-the-scenes power has been untold for too long.- -- Jim Klotter, Kentucky State Historian


-Readers will enjoy Ms. Conner's account of her experiences with the 'vicissitudes of fortune.'- -- Kentucky Living


-Provides insight into Kentucky politics, in addition to recounting many historical events.- -- Kentucky Monthly


-This memoir entertains and teaches, giving insight into Catherine Conner's imaginative life and courageous character. Her career in its various phases comprises a valuable chapter in the historical record of Kentucky and this century.- -- Lexington Herald-Leader


-Her remarkable life is well-defined in her memoir.- -- Louisville Courier-Journal


-This book is a good read for anyone interested in Kentucky women who have been involved in politics.- -- Paintsville Herald


-Full of places and people who are familiar to most of us. And it is an example of a woman who lived a large life.- -- Today's Woman

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