Russell Freedman Writing Styles in Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery

Russell Freedman
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Eleanor Roosevelt, A Life of Discovery by Russell Freedman is written in the third person narrative. Freedman's background as a reporter and editor for the Associated Press provides assurance that this work was thoroughly researched for historical accuracy. Freedman is a prolific writer, having authored forty-plus non-fiction books. Much of his writing has focused on other historic events and figures including "Franklin Delano Roosevelt", a book on the Wright Brothers, and "Lincoln: A Photobiography", which was named the 1988 Newberry Medal Book. An element of Freedman's style is to support his reporting photographically. His work on Eleanor Roosevelt is no exception. The scores of photographs that are included in this work allow the reader a window into the life and times of Eleanor Roosevelt and thereby provide another perspective to this work.

Although Eleanor Roosevelt was certainly a beloved figure in American history and culture, Freedman's account of her...

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