Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time
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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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
This is Morris's highly acclaimed account of Theodore Roosevelt's life, encompassing the years from Roosevelt's birth to his service in the White House.
He was one of our most vibrant presidents; his image still haunts our past and our present. This fascinating and comprehensive biography of the extraordinary naturalist, adventurer, soldier, and politician, tells the improbable, but very real, story of a man determined to get what he wanted, an American who helped define our century and our very character.
"Wonderfully absorbing.... Magnificent...a sweeping narrative of the outward man and a shrewd examination of his charcter...it is one of those rare works that is both definitive for the period it covers and fascinating to read." --The New York Times Book Review
"A classic...Entertaining and colorful, powerful and fascinating."--Chicago Tribune
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Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002135992
Book Description Collins, London, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. The pages are generally clean and bright, minimal tanning to edges, minimal grubby marks, minimal foxing. A few corners slightly stubbed. Ex-library copy with usual markings and stamps. Endpapers slightly tanned, slight grubby marks, minimal foxing, remnants of label to FFep. Page edges slight yellowing, grubby, spotted. Covers generally clean and bright. Corners slightly bumped. Spine slightly bumped to ends. DJ, in clear plastic library cover, unclipped, generally clean and bright. Corners slightly bumped, rubbed. Spine slightly bumped to ends, library number to tail. A couple of small wear holes to plastic cover. Slight lean to book. No repairs to jacket. Overall, nice clean bright copy.***NB this very large book is too heavy to send either inside, or outside, UK without additional postage charges***. Book. Bookseller Inventory # T3097
Book Description COLLINS, 1979. Couverture rigide. Book Condition: Moyen. In-8. RO60062710: 886 pages. Jaquette illustrée en couleurs. Quelques photos en noir et blanc dans et hors texte. Texte en anglais. Jaquette légèrement abîmée. In-8 Relié toilé. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 920-Biographie générale et généalogie. Bookseller Inventory # RO60062710