Bess & Harry: An American Love Story

Bess Harry An American Love Story THIRD IMPRESSION G P Putnam s Sons hardcover Bess Truman had a guilt fixation concerning her mother expecting Harry and their daughter to live in her childhood home w her mother until

  • Title: Bess & Harry: An American Love Story
  • Author: Jhan Robbins
  • ISBN: 9780399124433
  • Page: 378
  • Format: Hardcover
  • THIRD IMPRESSION 1980 G.P Putnam s Sons hardcover 0399124438 Bess Truman had a guilt fixation concerning her mother, expecting Harry and their daughter to live in her childhood home w her mother until 20 years into their marriage and he went to D.C as a representative His mom in law even tagged along to the White House but Harry survived and so did their 50 year marTHIRD IMPRESSION 1980 G.P Putnam s Sons hardcover 0399124438 Bess Truman had a guilt fixation concerning her mother, expecting Harry and their daughter to live in her childhood home w her mother until 20 years into their marriage and he went to D.C as a representative His mom in law even tagged along to the White House but Harry survived and so did their 50 year marriage.

    One thought on “Bess & Harry: An American Love Story”

    1. I enjoyed this book, an easy-to-read biography of Bess and Harry Truman. The book focuses on their personal, rather than history or their public, lives. It is so refreshing to read of this devoted, loving couple who seemed to be equal partners in their marriage. What a change from the what we often read about politicians and our leaders these days! As one person, Mrs. Haukenberry, is quoted, "Up until then Harry and Bess never had what you could call wealth. He was probably the last poor man who [...]

    2. Great story on Bess & Harry Truman that is based on their family, not political life. Much of the story is told through friends' reminisces.

    3. Bess and Harry Truman's story with a focus on Bess. The irony here is that Bess was a woman who didn't care to be in the limelight. The book brings out their ability to act as a team.

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