The Resource FDR's funeral train : a betrayed widow, a Soviet spy, and a presidency in the balance, Robert Klara

FDR's funeral train : a betrayed widow, a Soviet spy, and a presidency in the balance, Robert Klara

Label
FDR's funeral train : a betrayed widow, a Soviet spy, and a presidency in the balance
Title
FDR's funeral train
Title remainder
a betrayed widow, a Soviet spy, and a presidency in the balance
Statement of responsibility
Robert Klara
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In April 1945, the funeral train carrying the body of Franklin D. Roosevelt embarked on a three-day, thousand-mile odyssey through nine states before reaching the president's home where he was buried. It passed with darkened windows; few gave thought to what might be happening aboard. A closer look inside the train, however, would reveal a Soviet spy about to leak a state secret, a newly widowed Eleanor Roosevelt, who just found out that her husband's mistress was in the room when he died, and the entire family of incoming President Harry S. Truman. The thrilling story of what took place behind the Pullman shades, where women whispered and men tossed back highballs, has never been told. On the occasion of the sixty-fifth anniversary of FDR's death, Klara chronicles the action-packed three-day train ride during which, among other things, Truman hammered out the policies that would galvanize a country in mourning and win the Second World War"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Klara, Robert
Dewey number
973.917092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E807
LC item number
.K56 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor
  • Truman, Harry S
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Railroad travel
  • Spies
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
FDR's funeral train : a betrayed widow, a Soviet spy, and a presidency in the balance, Robert Klara
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference (pages 205-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pine Mountain -- "Run slow, run silent" -- The fish room -- The main line -- Twelve hours -- The train of secrets -- Car No. 3 -- "Where the sundial stands" -- Homeward -- "We do not fear the future."
Control code
ocn422758497
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 244 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780230619142
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2009047755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)422758497
Label
FDR's funeral train : a betrayed widow, a Soviet spy, and a presidency in the balance, Robert Klara
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference (pages 205-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pine Mountain -- "Run slow, run silent" -- The fish room -- The main line -- Twelve hours -- The train of secrets -- Car No. 3 -- "Where the sundial stands" -- Homeward -- "We do not fear the future."
Control code
ocn422758497
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 244 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780230619142
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2009047755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)422758497

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