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Jeannette Covert Nolan (1897–1974)

Autor/a de The Story of Joan of Arc

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Obres de Jeannette Covert Nolan

The Story of Joan of Arc (1953) 128 exemplars
The Story of Ulysses S. Grant (1952) 100 exemplars
The Story of Martha Washington (1954) 93 exemplars
Florence Nightingale (1946) 57 exemplars
Louis Pasteur (1948) 56 exemplars
Andrew Jackson (1949) 36 exemplars
John Brown (1950) 25 exemplars
Belle Boyd: Secret Agent (1967) 24 exemplars
Red Hugh of Ireland (1938) 24 exemplars
Dolley Madison (1958) 21 exemplars
Abraham Lincoln (1953) 15 exemplars
Yankee Spy: Elizabeth Van Lew (1970) 15 exemplars
John Hancock: Friend of Freedom (1966) 14 exemplars
Prince Henry (Real People) (1951) 13 exemplars
Queen Elizabeth (Real People) (1951) 13 exemplars
La Salle (Real People) (1950) 11 exemplars
James Watt (Real People) (1953) 8 exemplars
The Victory Drum (1967) 7 exemplars
Roald Amundsen (Real People) (1953) 7 exemplars
Hobnailed Boots (1939) 7 exemplars
Treason at the Point (1967) 5 exemplars
The Young Douglas (1934) 4 exemplars
Patriot in the Saddle (1945) 2 exemplars
Daniel Boone 2 exemplars
Getting to know the Ohio River (1973) 2 exemplars
I Can't Die Here 2 exemplars
James Watt 1 exemplars
Indiana 1 exemplars
Macbeth 1 exemplars
Soldier and Hero 1 exemplars
Joan Of Arc 1 exemplars
Joana D´ Arc 1 exemplars
This same flower 1 exemplars
Joana D'Arc 1 exemplars
New days, new ways 1 exemplars
Final Appearance (1943) (1943) 1 exemplars
Murder Will Out 1 exemplars
Where secrecy begins (1938) 1 exemplars
Gather ye rosebuds 1 exemplars
Profile in gilt (1941) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Treasury of Christmas Stories (1960) — Col·laborador — 311 exemplars
Animal Friends and Adventures (1949) — Col·laborador — 54 exemplars
Writing Books for Boys and Girls — Col·laborador, algunes edicions5 exemplars


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Data de naixement
Data de defunció
Lloc de naixement
Evansville, Indiana, USA
Llocs de residència
Evansville, Indiana, USA
children's book author
Nolan, Val Francis (husband)
Indiana University
Premis i honors
Indiana University Writers Conference Hall of Fame (1968)



" go and see the new foxhound puppies in the barn" Martha's brothers told her. "puppies! oh i'm
so excited"Martha said back, running toward the big barn. soon all the Dandridge children were
standing in the barn and each one was holding a sweet, adorable foxhound puppy...
largeroomlibrary | Oct 14, 2021 |
From the book flap:

"Of all our presidents' wives, Dolley Madison was the most beautiful, a legend in her own time. Her charm, tact and grace captivated Washington, and her fame as a hostess was international. But beneath her surface glamor were depths of character and courage that inspired the great men of Colonial America.

Dolley was born on a Virginia farm in a strict Quaker household. She was in her teens when they moved to Philadelphia, where she was introduced to John Todd, a young lawyer. They had a quiet, happy marriage till, suddenly, yellow fever swept the city, killing her husband and youngest child. But Dolley had the resilience of youth and gradually she emerged from her grief. When she met James Madison she was deeply impressed. He was a distinguished lawyer, father of the Constitution, and his Bill of Rights was the keystone of American democracy. Dolley gave up the Quaker religion to marry him.

Thus began the glittering years. As mistress of the vast estate of Montpelier, Dolley was noted for her lavish hospitality and gracious living. When her husband became Secretary of State, the Madisons moved to Washington where Dolley reigned as President Jefferson's official hostess, since he was a widower. In 1809 James Madison became President. Dolley's reaction was far from frivolous, for she realized that his position was thankless and did all she could to ease his burdens.

Even after Madison's death, the social life of Washington centered around Dolley, "First Lady always." Her one big failure was her son Payne; over-indulged and forgiven for every misconduct, he was jailed for debt and nearly brought her to financial ruin.

In Dolley Madison's story, as romantic as fiction, Jeannette Nolan has given us another of her excellent portraits of a woman who played a significant part in the development of America."
… (més)
northprairielb | Sep 21, 2021 |

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