Lou Henry Hoover: The Duty to Serve Nancy A. Colbert

ISBN: 9781883846220

Published: January 1st 1998

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112 pages


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Lou Henry Hoover: The Duty to Serve  by  Nancy A. Colbert

Lou Henry Hoover: The Duty to Serve by Nancy A. Colbert
January 1st 1998 | Library Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 112 pages | ISBN: 9781883846220 | 10.54 Mb

A biography of the wife of President Herbert Hoover, following her life from birth to death.--------------Lou Henry grew up believing that a woman could do anything a man could do. She studied geology at Stanford University, where she met HerbertMoreA biography of the wife of President Herbert Hoover, following her life from birth to death.--------------Lou Henry grew up believing that a woman could do anything a man could do. She studied geology at Stanford University, where she met Herbert Bert Hoover.

After marriage, the young couple moved to China and soon were fighting for their lives in the savage Boxer Rebellion of 1900. During World War I, Lou risked her life crossing the Atlantic Ocean to raise money for European refugees. After the war, and during the years she lived in the White House, Lou continued helping others through the Girl Scouts and other organizations. Lou Henry Hoover: The Duty to Serve brings this neglected first lady to life for todays young readers.Nancy Colbert lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with her husband of forty-two years.

They have five adult children and eight grandchildren. Nancy likes to write (even letters), read, cook, and garden. She volunteers in her church community, sings in the choir, and reads with students at a nearby school.NOTABLE AMERICANS SERIES



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