Reviewers on Sara and Eleanor

"A groundbreaking new work of social history that reveals the surprising truth behind America's most famous mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship."

Book of the Month Club

"A wonderful book about Sara Roosevelt and her relationship with Eleanor. It discusses their relationship as never before."

National Public Radio (WNPR)

"Pottker's resurrection of a revered First Mother and an American original is an important and thoroughly absorbing addition to the Roosevelt canon."


"Pottker has extensively researched this book and filled it with convincing and engaging details to make her case for Sara. Pottker's sympathetic portrait is overdue."

Library Journal

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Sara and Eleanor

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