“Our reviewer, Gail Collins, described this as the first major single-volume biography of 'the most important first lady in American history' to appear in more than 50 years. It is 'a terrific resource' for people who aren't ready to tackle Blanche Wiesen Cook's three-volume work."
—THE NY TIMES BOOK REVIEW, Paperback Row, 10-10-21
David Michaelis grew up in Cambridge, Mass., and Washington, D. C., was educated at Concord Academy and Princeton University, and is the author of six books, including the national bestsellers N. C. Wyeth (Alfred A. Knopf; Harper Perennial), which won the 1999 Ambassador Book Award for Biography, and Schulz and Peanuts (Harper; Harper Perennial), a National Book Critics Circle Best Recommended Book. He lives in Westchester County, N. Y., with his family.