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The residence [electronic resource] : Inside the Private World of the White House. Kate Andersen Brower.

Brower, Kate Andersen. (Author). White, Karen. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062373892 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2015.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Karen White.
Summary, etc.: A remarkable history with elements of both In the President's Secret Service and The Butler, The Residence offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House, from the Kennedys to the Obamas.America's First Families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and details by turns dramatic, humorous, and heartwarming, The Residence reveals daily life in the White House as it is really lived through the voices of the maids, butlers, cooks, florists, doormen, engineers, and others who tend to the needs of the President and First Family.These dedicated professionals maintain the six-floor mansion's 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, three elevators, and eight staircases, and prepare everything from hors d'oeuvres for intimate gatherings to meals served at elaborate state dinners. Over the course of the day, they gather in...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 288905 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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