Real Life at the White House: 200 Years of Daily Life at America's Most Famous Residence

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"Fascinating.It's a rich source of information about 40 of our presidents with dozens of photographs that give new meaning to in-house."
- "Tampa Tribune
"A genuine page-turner.Both wise and witty, Real Life at the White House is perhaps the most delightful 'house' tour you'll ever take."
-"Victoria Magazine
"Anecdotes are very much the point of Real Life at the White House, which relates each successive family's experience there."
-"New York Daily News
..."a lively account of private lives being lived in a public place.The Whitcombs have brought history and architecture together in a very human story of an enduring monument to American democracy."
-"CNN.com
.." .a lively history of the families who made their homes here and the ways in which each put a personal stamp - for good or for bad - on the building."
- "San Antonio Express News

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Father/daughter author team John and Claire Whitcomb have previously collaborated on Oh Say Can You See: Unexpected Anecdotes about American History (1987) and Great American Anecdotes (1994). John Whitcomb has taught American history for 32 years. Claire Whitcomb has written extensively about houses and history while on the staffs of magazines such as House & Garden, House Beautiful and Victoria.

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