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Theodore Rex

Author : Edmund Morris
ISBN : 9780307777812
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Theodore Rex is the story—never fully told before—of Theodore Roosevelt’s two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, “TR” succeeded to power in the aftermath of an act of terrorism. Youngest of all our chief executives, he rallied a stricken nation with his superhuman energy, charm, and political skills. He proceeded to combat the problems of race and labor relations and trust control while making the Panama Canal possible and winning the Nobel Peace Prize. But his most historic achievement remains his creation of a national conservation policy, and his monument millions of acres of protected parks and forest. Theodore Rex ends with TR leaving office, still only fifty years old, his future reputation secure as one of our greatest presidents. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Theodore Rex

Author : Edmund Morris
ISBN : 9781588360939
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The most eagerly awaited presidential biography in years, Theodore Rex is a sequel to Edmund Morris’s classic bestseller The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins by following the new President (still the youngest in American history) as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his emergency oath of office in Buffalo, one hundred years ago. Theodore Rex, full of cinematic detail, moves with the exhilarating pace of a novel, yet it rides on a granite base of scholarship. TR’s own voice is constantly heard, as the President was a gifted letter writer and raconteur. Also heard are the many witticisms, sometimes mocking, yet always affectionate, of such Roosevelt intimates as Henry Adams, John Hay, and Elihu Root. (“Theodore is never sober,” said Adams, “only he is drunk with himself and not with rum.”) Interspersed with many stories of Rooseveltian triumphs are some bitter episodes-notably a devastating lynching-that remind us of America’s deep prejudices and fears. Theodore Rex does not attempt to justify TR’s notorious action following the Brownsville Incident of 1906-his worst mistake as President-but neither does this resolutely honest biography indulge in the easy wisdom of hindsight. It is written throughout in real time, reflecting the world as TR saw it. By the final chapter, as the great “Teddy” prepares to quit the White House in 1909, it will be a hard-hearted reader who does not share the sentiment of Henry Adams: “The old house will seem dull and sad when my Theodore has gone.”
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Theodore Rex

Author : Edmund Morris
ISBN : UOM:39015058015564
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Describes Theodore Roosevelt's presidency as he faced the challenges of a new century in which the United States would become a world power, and discusses his accomplishments and failures, the enemies he made, and his family life.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Rise Of Theodore Roosevelt

Author : Edmund Morris
ISBN : 9781400069651
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A hardcover re-release provides a Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning biography of Theodore Roosevelt that the Chicago Tribune called "a classic." By the author of Colonel Roosevelt.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Theodore Rex

Author : Nancy E. Krulik
ISBN : 0590677853
Genre : Detective and mystery stories
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When a dinosaur is murdered, Teddy Rex, the first dinosaur detective, along with his human partner, Katie Coltrane is called in to solve the case, and together the "scale" and the "softskin" become a detective team for the twenty-first century.
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Colonel Roosevelt

Author : Edmund Morris
ISBN : 9780375757075
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Presents a chronicle of the last ten years of Theodore Roosevelt's life to cover his African safaris, return to public life, involvement with the Progressive movement, campaign for president in 1912, and various brushes with death.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Dutch

Author : Edmund Morris
ISBN : 9780307791429
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book, the only biography ever authorized by a sitting President--yet written with complete interpretive freedom--is as revolutionary in method as it is formidable in scholarship. When Ronald Reagan moved into the White House in 1981, one of his first literary guests was Edmund Morris, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Theodore Roosevelt. Morris developed a fascination for the genial yet inscrutable President and, after Reagan's landslide reelection in 1984, put aside the second volume of his life of Roosevelt to become an observing eye and ear at the White House. During thirteen years of obsessive archival research and interviews with Reagan and his family, friends, admirers and enemies (the book's enormous dramatis personae includes such varied characters as Mikhail Gorbachev, Michelangelo Antonioni, Elie Wiesel, Mario Savio, François Mitterrand, Grant Wood, and Zippy the Pinhead), Morris lived what amounted to a doppelgänger life, studying the young "Dutch," the middle-aged "Ronnie," and the septuagenarian Chief Executive with a closeness and dispassion, not to mention alternations of amusement, horror,and amazed respect, unmatched by any other presidential biographer. This almost Boswellian closeness led to a unique literary method whereby, in the earlier chapters of Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan, Morris's biographical mind becomes in effect another character in the narrative, recording long-ago events with the same eyewitness vividness (and absolute documentary fidelity) with which the author later describes the great dramas of Reagan's presidency, and the tragedy of a noble life now darkened by dementia. "I quite understand," the author has remarked, "that readers will have to adjust, at first, to what amounts to a new biographical style. But the revelations of this style, which derive directly from Ronald Reagan's own way of looking at his life, are I think rewarding enough to convince them that one of the most interesting characters in recent American history looms here like a colossus."
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Theodore Roosevelt

Author : Theodore Roosevelt
ISBN : 9781776533374
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt was a quintessential American whose bold personality shines through in every line of this deeply engaging memoir. In addition to detailing his contributions in Washington, D.C., the autobiography lavishes attention on the outdoor exploits and early conservation efforts that were among Roosevelt's passions.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Presidential Courage

Author : Michael R. Beschloss
ISBN : 9780743257442
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Documents crucial historical moments in each of the first forty-three presidencies during which the future of the United States has been dramatically affected by a bold executive decision, in an account that offers insight into the factors that influenced the most difficult choices made by each president. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
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