Upstairs at the Roosevelts

Growing Up with Franklin and Eleanor

Curtis Roosevelt

Publication date:
July 2017
Publisher :
Potomac Books, Inc.
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ISBN : 9781612349015

Dimensions : 230 X 150 mm
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Regular Price: £23.00

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• Author's first book on the subject, Too Close to the Sun, was well received, earning positive reviews from USA Today, Booklist, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, and elsewhere
• The author's is a singular account of FDR and Eleanor which can be found nowhere else
• Author addresses popular misconceptions about FDR and Eleanor with firsthand accounts

Curtis Roosevelt knew what it was like to live with a president. His grandfather was Franklin Delano Roosevelt. From the time Curtis, with his sister, Eleanor, and recently divorced mother, Anna Roosevelt Dall, moved into his grandparents' new home—the White House—Curtis played, learned, slept, ate, and lived in one of the most famous buildings in the world with one of its most famous residents. Writing about his childhood from that perspective, Curtis Roosevelt offers anecdotes and revelations about the lives of the president and First Lady and the many colorful personalities in this presidential family. From Eleanor's shocking role in the remarriage of Curtis's mother to visits from naughty cousins and trips to the "Home Farm,” Upstairs at the Roosevelts' provides an intimate perspective on the dynamics of one of America's most famous families.


Through this book, the colorful stories of the Roosevelts live on.
The American Magazine (see N.B)

With Trump in the White House there could not be a better time for people to read about one of the most iconic and fascinating of comparatively recent White House occupants, told by FDR's grandson. Fascinating!
Books Monthly