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  • Paperback
  • 780 pages
  • The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
  • Edmund Morris
  • English
  • 11 July 2019
  • 0375756787

10 thoughts on “The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

  1. says:

    Colonel Roosevelt, which takes its title from Roosevelt s favourite way of being addressed during his emeritus years, follows the African Journey with Mr Morris s characteristic care He uses primary sources, sometimes even rough drafts of letters and documents, and goes well beyond Roosevelt s own writing which is exhausting even to contemplate, since he once claimed that he wrote between 100,000 and 150,000 letters a year The close attention in detail in Colonel Roosevelt also exte Colonel Roosevelt, which takes its title from Roosevelt s favourite way of being addressed during his emeritus years, follows the African Journey with Mr Morris s characteristic care He uses primary sources, sometimes even rough drafts of letters and documents, and goes well beyond Roosevelt s own writing which is exhausting even to contemplate, since he once claimed that he wrote between 100,000 and 150,000 letters a year The close attention in detail in Colonel Roosevelt also extends to its choices of photographs.Mr Morris seems to have been determined to use startling lifelike picture r...


  2. says:

    On completion This was an absolutely excellent book It gave me everything I want from a biography It chronologically relates all aspects of Theodore Roosevelt s life up to his presidency, after President McKinley s assassination in 1901 The next in the trilogy covers his years in the Presidency Theodore Rex I will very soon continue with that I was worried that it might be repetitive, having years ago read and loved David McCullough s Mornings on Horseback Such a worry was unnecessary On completion This was an absolutely excellent book It gave me everything I want from a biography It chronologically relates all aspects of Theodore Roosevelt s life up to his presidency, after President McKinley s assassination in 1901 The next in the trilogy covers his years in the Presidency Theodore Rex I will very soon continue with that I was worried that it might be repetitive, having years ago read and loved David McCullough s Mornings on Horseback Such a worry was unnecessary Edmund Morris book went much further in depth I completely know now Theodore s personality I know what he would do and what he would most probably say in a given situation This author had me laughing at some of the things...


  3. says:

    I can t remember the last time I was so glad to have finished a book Clearly, this is an award winning work with lots of glowing reviews From about the middle of the book on, it was a slog to get through I won t say the book itself is bad, as it was meticulously researched and written I think it sa case of what I was expecting, and what I instead got from this that caused the problem What I expected 1 I wanted to know TR as a human being personal, professional, spiritual, social 2 I can t remember the last time I was so glad to have finished a book Clearly, this is an award winning work with lots of glowing reviews From about the middle of the book on, it was a slog to get through I won t say the book itself is bad, as it was meticulously researched a...


  4. says:

    Everyone, it seems, loves Theodore Roosevelt He did so many things, and was so many things, in his fully lived life, that there s an aspect of his personality that anyone of any political persuasion can latch onto A Democrat can support his love of nature, and the creation of the National Park system Republicans can support the fact that Teddy would b...


  5. says:

    Having been invited by Nate and Robyn Gregory to spend two weeks with them in NW Wisconsin and having had several prior visits to the nearby town, I brought up two books for scholarly review and trusted to the Hayward animal welfare resale shop for supplementary pleasure reading There I picked up this text and a couple of birthday gifts for a niece, expecting to make a start while still up in the north woods, but to finish it at home.In fact, the text was so engrossing that I finished it in a f Having been invited by Nate and Robyn Gregory to spend two weeks with them in NW Wisconsin and having had several...


  6. says:

    Theodore Roosevelt is one of our most admired presidents It seems that regardless of one s political viewpoints there is something about him that one can admire There is a laundry list Liberals, conservatives, gun owners, hunters, conservationists, doves, hawks, capitalists, socialists, racists You name the cause or special interest and it seems that Theodore Roosevelt covered it a true Renaissance Man Wait a minute what was that last thing, racists Yes I included racists in that list T Theodore Roosevelt is one of our most admired presidents It seems that regardless of one s political viewpoints there is something about him that one can admire There is a laundry list Liberals, conservatives, gun owners, hunters, conservationists, doves, hawks, capitalists, socialists, racists You name the cause or special interest and it seems that Theodore Roosevelt covered it a true Renaissance Man Wait a minute what was that last thing, racists Yes I included racists in that list Theodore Roosevelt, at least in his younger days, was not above resorting to racism to score political points with voters It was the late nineteenth century and racism was institutionalized many schools, scientists and churches taught that the white race was the superior race and meant to be in charge courtesy of both nature and God and the law of the land It should come as no surprise that Theodore Roosevelt ,especially in his...


  7. says:

    In this superbly written first volume of three, Morris portrays a man of unbelievable fortitude, accomplishment and unparalleled scope Theodore Roosevelt s incredibly incisive mind is coupled with endless energy He is anything he wants to be an avid outdoorsman, a skillful boxer, an accomplished hunter, a cattle rancher, a Harvard phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude graduate, a devouring reader of every possible subject, an author of highly regarded books on topics as diverse as naval warfare In this superbly written first volume of three, Morris portrays a man of unbelievable fortitude, accomplishment and unparalleled scope Theodore Roosevelt s incredibly incisive mind is coupled with endless energy He is anything he wa...


  8. says:

    Teddy Roosevelt ranks among the most colorful characters in American history We all have heard of the charge of Roosevelt s Raiders up San Juan Hill But who knows that Teddy once captured a horse thief Who knows that Roosevelt was a prolific writer, and somewhat of an expert scientist Teddy ranks alongside characters such as Alexander the Great, George Armstong Custer and Kit Carson as people one wonders, How did they do so much in a single life Edmund Morris is one of the best writers of Teddy Roosevelt ranks among the most colorful characters in...


  9. says:

    This is one of the great biographies of all time, certainly the greatest I have ever read Thus it is also the greatest presidential biography I have ever read, and I ve read nearly thirty such volumes This is the first volume of Edmund Morris s three volume biography of Theodore Roosevelt, covering the years from his birth to the moment his presidency began Never have I read such a thoroughly researched, minutely detailed, yet stirring and compelling biography This is a book that seems to ov This is one of the great biographies of all time, certainly the greatest I have ever read Thus it is ...


  10. says:

    TED OF ALL TRADES, MASTER OF ALLEdmund Morris ought to consider this new title for his next revised edition of this jam packed book, so full of information and anecdotes that the reader would surely agree to the change a short time into the literary adventure As thorough as the beginning of this biography might be, its ease of...


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