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Some ex-presidents come out way better than others in terms of interacting with the White House staff. Your Grief, Your Way: A Year of Practical Guidance and Comfort After Loss. The perspective is from the vantage point of a different set of staffers; the people who have worked for multiple administrations in a much different capacity. There was a problem loading your book clubs. “This intimate portrait of what its like to take care of the first family is a compelling read. Narrated by: Karen White. It is a very interesting read. Read or Download Now http://popbooks.xyz/?book=0062305204Read The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House Ebook Free The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower Former White House correspondent Kate Andersen Brower opens the back door of the most famous building in America so readers may see what life is like for the president and his family, as well as for the employees whose job it is to keep things running smoothly. This book felt like I was reading a series of disjointed anecdotes, with no specific timeline or subject matter. 3 members reading this now 30 clubs reading this now 3 members have read this book . However, how difficult would it have been to put them in chronological order? . After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Indeed, it can be enjoy, still an interesting and amazing literature. 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No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. The White House chief usher for nearly three decades offers a behind-the-scenes look at America’s first families. And just as compelling are the stories of the workers themselves, including Storeroom Manager Bill Hamilton, who served eleven presidents over fifty-five years; Executive Housekeeper Christine Limerick, who married a fellow residence worker; Chief Usher Stephen Rochon, who became the first African American to hold the post; Executive Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier, who feuded fiercely with Executive Chef Walter Scheib; and Butler James Ramsey, who made friends with presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, and whose spirit animated the White House through six administrations before his death in 2014. The outline of the book is not chronological, but event based. Combining incredible first-person anecdotes from extensive interviews with scores of White House staff members—many speaking for the first time—with archival research, Kate Andersen Brower tells their story. The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House. Roosevelt talking about Lincoln, Washington, and...Roosevelt. It generally is not going to expense too much. Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins. Journalist Brower, who spent four years covering the White House for Bloomberg News, explores the personal lives of American presidential families using stories from people who connect with them on a regular basis—the White House domestic staff. The All Good Books club will discuss The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower at 7:00 PM this Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the Community of Christ church (7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS) in the Church Library. From the mystique of the glamourous Kennedys, to the tumult that surrounded Bill and Hillary Clinton during the president’s impeachment, to the historic yet polarizing Barack and Michelle Obama, each new administration brings a new and unique set of personalities to the White House—and a new set of challenges to the fiercely loyal and hard-working people who serve them: the White House residence … Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 18, 2016. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. 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To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. In her runaway bestseller The Residence, former White House correspondent Kate Andersen Brower pulls back the curtain on the world’s most famous address. Drawing on hundreds of hours of interviews with butlers, maids, chefs, florists, doormen, and other staffers—as well as former first ladies and first family members—Kate Andersen Brower, who covered President Obama's first term, offers a group portrait of the dedicated professionals who orchestrate lavish state dinners; stand ready during meetings with foreign dignitaries; care for the president and first lady's young children; and cater to every need the first couple may have, however sublime or, on occasion, ridiculous. While giving in-depth and fascinating accounts, the book meanders over the same topics, chapter after chapter. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. It’s a fascinating look at recent American history with bits of gossip and a … Through Five Administrations: Inside the White House with Presidents Lincoln, Johns... McKinley, Murder and the Pan-American Exposition: A History of the Presidential Ass... Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Still reading this but so far love it. Who are those ushers and maids who scramble out of the way when journalists with cameras enter the room? . A fun read. What a FASCINATING book! Find all the books, read about the author, and more. It was a great snapshot into different moments in history. Kate Andersen Brower spent four years covering the Obama White House for Bloomberg News and is a former CBS News staffer and Fox News producer. It is not a tell-all book, but a collection of fond remembrances interspersed with architectural, floral, photographic, and food events. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Get 50% off this audiobook at the AudiobooksNow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet. Inside The White House Private Residence of the Obama Family Architectural Digest was given a tour of the relaxed private family quarters at the White House of the Obamas. Part of the services like having the first family's preferred toothpaste(s) out and ready each evening - that reminded me of my reading about England's Royal Family. 4.1 (1,924 ratings) Add to Cart failed. Interesting to read about the backstairs workers in the WH. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}Enjoy features only possible in digital – start reading right away, carry your library with you, adjust the font, create shareable notes and highlights, and more. I thought this was a fantastic way to learn how the White House operates on a day-to-day basis, long after the west wing staffers leave to go home for the night. )The reader will quickly learn that presidents and their families come and go, but most staffers remain for long periods of time. In her runaway bestseller The Residence, former White House correspondent Kate Andersen Brower pulls back the curtain on the world’s most famous address. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. His love of action, the West, the issues of his day. 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