Ships from/sold by
See All Buying Options

Founding Mothers The Women Who Raised Our Nation (Hardcover)

Author:  Cokie Roberts
Earn Rakuten Super Points™: Write a Review
Sorry, this selection is currently unavailable.
Founding Mothers Roberts, Cokie 1 of 1
(Save 32%)
$18.76 + $3.35 SHIPPING
EARN 19 RAKUTEN SUPER POINTS™ Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
FORMAT: Hardcover
ALSO AVAILABLE: Other Formats Choose Format
IN STOCK: Usually Ships within 24 hours
4 New and Used
See all sellers
45 day return policy
More Buying Options

Learn more about Founding Mothers:

Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0060090251
ISBN-13: 9780060090258
Sku: 33957218
Publish Date: 4/1/2004
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.75L x 1.25T
Pages:  384
See more in Women
In "Founding Mothers," Roberts tells the fascinating yet overlooked story of the women who helped create a new nation. While the men were debating the merits of revolution, these women were living it even as the Redcoats landed on their doorsteps.
In Cokie Roberts's illuminating book on women in early American history, we would expect to find Martha Washington and Abigail Adams. But now we also know about Catherine Littlefield Green, whose idea for the cotton gin was apparently purloined by Eli Whitney, and Ben Franklin's wife, Deborah, whose coping skills during her busy husband's long absences included fending off violent mobs who objected to the Stamp Act. TV journalist Roberts retrieves these and many other unsung women from the dustbin of history, showing how they influenced the lives and actions of their husbands and sons, and exploring the impact they had on the creation of America.


New York Times Book Review
"FOUNDING MOTHERS is essentially a series of entertaining minibiographies and engaging vignettes." - Amanda Fortini 05/09/2004

Product Attributes

Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0384
Product attributePublisher:   William Morrow & Company
Advertisement Bottom