Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life

By Jenna Bush Hager  and  Barbara Pierce Bush
Foreword by  Laura Bush
Read by Jenna Bush Hager  and Barbara Pierce Bush

6.61 Hours 10/24/2017 unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781478989905

  • ISBN: 9781478996453

Former first daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush share intimate stories and reflections from the Texas countryside to the storied halls of the White House and beyond. Born into a political dynasty, Jenna and Barbara Bush grew up in the public eye. As small children, they watched their grandfather become president; just twelve years later they stood by their father’s side when he took the same oath. They spent their college years watched over by Secret Service agents and became fodder for the tabloids, with teenage mistakes making national headlines. But the tabloids didn’t tell the whole story. In Sisters First, Jenna and Barbara take readers on a revealing, thoughtful, and deeply personal tour behind the scenes of their lives, as they share stories about their family, their unexpected adventures, their loves and losses, and the sisterly bond that means everything to them.

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Summary

Summary

New York Times bestseller

An iBooks bestseller in Biographies

Former first daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush share intimate stories and reflections from the Texas countryside to the storied halls of the White House and beyond.

Born into a political dynasty, Jenna and Barbara Bush grew up in the public eye. As small children, they watched their grandfather become president; just twelve years later they stood by their father’s side when he took the same oath. They spent their college years watched over by Secret Service agents and became fodder for the tabloids, with teenage mistakes making national headlines.

But the tabloids didn’t tell the whole story. In Sisters First, Jenna and Barbara take readers on a revealing, thoughtful, and deeply personal tour behind the scenes of their lives, as they share stories about their family, their unexpected adventures, their loves and losses, and the sisterly bond that means everything to them.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Deeply personal, emotional, and often funny.” People
“[A] funny and heartfelt memoir…Readers will be entertained by this charming, wild, and wonderful pair of life stories.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“An enjoyably nostalgic scrapbook stocked full of memories from twins born into a political dynasty.” Kirkus Reviews
“This illuminating work from the daughters of one of America’s most well-known families offers a satisfying behind-the-scenes look into the personal side of politics.” Library Journal
“The two first daughters emerge as surprisingly well-adjusted, intelligent young women with strong family bonds in this insightful look at life inside the White House.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Jenna Bush Hager

Jenna Bush Hager shares her mother’s love of reading and teaching. She taught elementary school in Washington, DC, after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004 with a degree in English. She has also written articles for CosmoGIRL! and the New York Times. Her first book, #1 New York Times bestselling Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope, is based on her work with UNICEF.

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Author Bio: Barbara Pierce Bush

Barbara Pierce Bush is the CEO and cofounder of Global Health Corps, an organization that is building the next generation of global health leaders and problem solvers who share a common belief: health is a human right.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 6.61
Audience: Adult
Language: English