Ladies of Liberty
- The Women Who Shaped Our Nation
- Narrated by: Cokie Roberts
- Length: 10 hrs
- Abridged Audiobook
- Release date: 04-08-08
- Language: English
- Publisher: HarperAudio
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From first ladies to freethinkers, educators to explorers, this exceptional group includes Abigail Adams, Margaret Bayard Smith, Martha Jefferson, Dolley Madison, Elizabeth Monroe, Louisa Catherine Adams, Eliza Hamilton, Theodosia Burr, Rebecca Gratz, Louisa Livingston, Rosalie Calvert, Sacajawea, and others.
In a much-needed addition to the shelves of Founding Father literature, Roberts sheds new light on the generation of heroines, reformers, and visionaries who helped shape our nation, giving these ladies of liberty the recognition they so greatly deserve.
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By Carol Palmer on 02-06-13
Ladies of Iron Will
Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?
Interesting stories about the founding of our country as told by the founders wives and daughters. It only increased my respect for Dolly Madison.
What was one of the most memorable moments of Ladies of Liberty?
The fact that women's charitable organizations had unmarried ladies be the treasurer so that a husband couldn't get his hands on their funds.
Which scene was your favorite?
Almost any scene with Dolly Madison.
If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?
Men of vision and women of fortitude.
Any additional comments?
Cokie Roberts does a great job narrating her work.
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