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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Presidents,
  • Biography

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A biography of Theodore Roosevelt, covering the years from his birth in 1858 to 1901 when, with the death of President McKinley, he became the youngest president of the United States.

Edition Notes

StatementEdmund Morris
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE757 .M883 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 920 p.
Number of Pages920
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27169454M
ISBN 101400069653
ISBN 109781400069651
LC Control Number2010513024
OCLC/WorldCa1001896624, 689858766

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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, , marked the th anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt becoming president.   The rest of this book tells the story of TR’s irresistible rise to power. During the years –, Theodore Roosevelt transformed himself from a frail, asthmatic boy into a full-blooded man. Fresh out of Harvard, he simultaneously published a distinguished work of naval history and became the fist-swinging leader of a Republican /5(). The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, the first in a three-part biography of Roosevelt, is stunning, and it's hard to imagine a better one could ever be written. My overall impression as I read this book was that there could not possibly be a more eccentric, hilarious, impressive, and unique person in all of history than Theodore Roosevelt. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt begins at the apex of his international prestige. That was on New Year’s Day, , when TR, who had just won the Nobel Peace Prize, threw open the doors of the White House to the American people and shook 8, hands.

Theodore Rex () is a biography of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt written by author Edmund is the second volume of a trilogy, preceded by the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt () and succeeded by Colonel Roosevelt which was published on Novem Theodore Rex covers the years of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency, from to , covering.   The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris. The first part of Edmund Morris’s acclaimed biographical trilogy covering the life of Theodore Roosevelt focuses on the years before he became President — taking TR from to It’s also one of the most acclaimed biographies in recent memory, winning both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Everything that, in time, made TR an irresistible force the curiosity and concentration, the energy, the ardor, the dramatic flair vitalizes this hugely detailed, over-long ( pp), and rather florid account of his life up to the presidency. But Morris is also locked into his concept of Roosevelt's rise, persistently seeing in the sickly, bookish, solitary boy and the lovelorn Harvard dandy Author: Edmund Morris.   Edmund Morris's "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt" is a magnificent biography, perhaps the best I've ever read. In it, Morris follows the life of Theodore Roosevelt from his birth in a New York City brownstone in to his assumption of the U.S. Presidency in Cited by: