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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Modern Library Paperbacks) (original 1979; edition 2001)

by Edmund Morris

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Title:The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Modern Library Paperbacks)
Authors:Edmund Morris
Info:Random House Trade Paperbacks (2001), Edition: (Modern Library Paperbacks), Paperback, 920 pages
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris (1979)


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What a book. Though an affluent jingo at times, Teddy was a hell of an American, and the amount he accomplished *before* becoming president is completely ludicrous. ( )
  trilliams | May 30, 2015 |
Easily the best non-fiction book I've ever read. I set aside so many biographies, but this is the one I couldn't put down. ( )
  jscape2000 | Nov 5, 2014 |
Here was a true, unabashed man's man. If only there was someone on the horizon who even resembled him, our future would be much brighter. He made no excuses. He tried anything within limits of the law to improve government for the people. If there were someone like him today, he would be elected President by a landslide. ( )
1 vote JVioland | Jul 14, 2014 |
First of Trilogy: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Rex, and Colonel Roosevelt
1 vote gandksmith | May 27, 2014 |
A wonderful biography of Teddy's youth that leads up to his presidency in 1901. This is a fantastic biography with lots of "why this is important". In short, it had all the hallmarks of a good history. ( )
1 vote stuart10er | Sep 27, 2013 |
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At eleven o'clock precisely the sound of trumpets echoes within the White House, and floats, through open windows, out into the sunny morning.
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt is hte story of seven men - a naturalist, a writer, a lover, a hunter, a ranchman, a soldier and a politician - who merged at age forty-two to become the youngest President in history. Twenty-one years ago, this classic biography (the first volume of a planned trilogy; the second volume Theodore Rex is available in paperback from the Modern Library) won both the Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award, and since then it has never been out of print.
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Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14th, 2001 marks the 100th anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt becoming president.

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The story of seven men--a naturalist, a writer, a lover, a hunter, a ranchman, a soldier, and a politician--who merged at the age of 42 to become the youngest President in history.

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