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Evita, First Lady A Biography of Evita Peron by John Barnes

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Published by Grove Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • South America - History,
  • Women - 20th Century History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • South America,
  • Political,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Political

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7874709M
ISBN 100802134793
ISBN 109780802134790

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Evita, as she preferred to style herself, was the beautiful and legendary woman who rose up from poverty to become the hypnotically powerful first lady of Argentina. To millions of poor people, she was a savior; to her enemies, she was a monstrous dictator/5(44). Evita, as he preferred to style herself, was the beautiful and legendary woman who rose up from poverty to become the hypnotically powerful first lady of Argentina. To millions of poor people, she was a savior; to her enemies, she was a monstrous dictator. Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics and book by Tim concentrates on the life of Argentine political leader Eva Perón, the second wife of Argentine President Juan story follows Evita's early life, rise to power, charity work, and eventual death. The musical began as a rock opera concept album released in Basis: The life of Eva Perón. Evita, First Lady: A Biography of Evita Peron by John Barnes. was the beautiful and legendary woman who rose up from poverty to become the hypnotically powerful first lady of Argentina. To millions of poor people, she was a savior; to her enemies, she was a monstrous dictator. Redeem a Book Voucher.

Evita, First Lady: a biography of Eva Peron User Review - Book Verdict. I knew doodly squat about Maria Eva Duarte other than she sang "Don't Cry for Me" in Vegas with Elvis when he was fat. Born into poverty and illegitimacy in backwater Reviews: 1.   As First Lady, she proved glamorous, passionate, generous, and popular-a mashup of Mother Teresa, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Ethyl Merman, but I'm not telling you in what order). Though flawed by use of the omniscient voice, this book readably walks the line between characterizing Evita as a power-hungry witch and a savvy politician.4/4(9). María Eva Duarte (7 May – 26 July ), better known as María Eva Duarte de Perón, Eva Perón and Evita, was the wife of Argentine President Juan Perón (–) and First Lady of Argentina from until her death in She was born in poverty in the rural village of Los Toldos, in the Pampas, as the youngest of five at the age of 15, she moved to Born: Eva María Duarte, 7 May , Los Toldos, . Evita, First Lady A Biography of Eva Peron In he returned to Argentina as Newsweek‘s Latin-American correspondent to find the cult of Santa Evita flourishing in the hearts of millions of Argentines. “John Barnes’ excellent book is a splendid evocation of the woman and her times–the most precious ingredient of any creditable.

  Not this time - Evita First Lady is an exquisitely written biography. It is not a bit of fluff but a riviting account of the life and times of one of history's most notorious first ladies. I highly recommend John Barnes' by: 1.   Trump has been public about his love of the Andrew Lloyd-Webber musical Evita about the former first lady. In his book, Trump said that it Author: Daniel Politi. Brief Summary of Book: Evita, First Lady: A Biography of Evita Peron by John Barnes Here is a quick description and cover image of book Evita, First Lady: A Biography of Evita Peron written by John Barnes which was published in –. "Evita First Lady: A Biography of Eva Perón" is an entertaining read but it's too flawed, too historically inaccurate to be considered a good biography. Maryssa Navarro, Nicholas Fraser, JM Taylor, A Dujovne Ortiz, Robert Crassweller and a countless others have done better/5(42).