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White House doctor : a memoir

by Mariano, Connie, 1955-

Format: Print Book 2010
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction E886.2.M366 2010
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Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  E886.2.M366 2010
 
 
Monroeville Public Library Non-fiction 610.92 MARIANO
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Call Number  610.92 MARIANO
 
 
Penn Hills Library Non-Fiction 92 MARIANO
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Summary

A riveting look into the personal lives of our presidents through the eyes of their White House doctor

Dr. Connie Mariano served 9 years at the White House under Presidents George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton, and George W. Bush. She participated in world headline-making news events and traveled all over the world. She cared for visiting dignitaries and was charged with caring for all the members of the First Family. From flirting with King Juan Carlos of Spain to spending the night on the Queen of England's yacht, Dr. Mariano glimpsed a glittering and powerful celebrity that few ever see. White House Doctor is a fascinating look into what goes on behind closed doors at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "This doctor is a bit of a celebrity herself: the first military woman in U.S. history to be appointed White House doctor, the first female director of the White House medical unit, and the first Filipino-American to become a navy rear admiral. And though Mariano humbly bows to the bigger-than-life presidents-George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton-she cared for during eight years in Washington, it's her journey that's so remarkable. Having begun life in 1955 as the daughter of a U.S. Navy steward in the Philippines, she was appointed a White House physician by the navy in 1992, and her mettle was thoroughly tested during medical emergencies-and political storms. Whether helping to treat Bush's skin cancer or dispensing a Band-Aid on the golf course, accompanying the president on overseas trips or performing a Heimlich maneuver on a choking guest at a holiday gala, Mariano always kept her cool and her sense of humor, which she retains in this unusual inside look at the White House. 8 pages of color photos. (June 22) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Mariano, Connie, -- 1955-
Clinton, Bill, -- 1946- -- Friends and associates.
Bush, George, -- 1924-2018 -- Friends and associates.
White House Medical Unit (U.S.) -- Biography.
Women physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Filipino American women -- Biography.
Filipino Americans -- Biography.
Publisher New York :Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press,2010
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description xiv, 300 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN 9780312534837 (alk. paper)
0312534833 (alk. paper)
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