Theodore Roosevelt

The American Presidents Series: The 26th President, 1901-1909

By Louis Auchincloss; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (Editor); Ira Claffey (Read by)
(Macmillan Audio, Audio Cassette, 9781559277389)

Publication Date: August 2002

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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An intimate portrait of the first president of the 20th century

The warm and knowing biography traces Roosevelt's involvement in the politics of New York City and New York State, his celebrated ,military career, and his ascent to the national political stage. Caricatured through history as the "bull moose", Roosevelt was in fact a man of extraordinary discipline whose refined and literate tastes actually helped spawn his fascination with the rough-and-ready world of war and wilderness.

About the Author

Louis Auchincloss is a highly renowned novelist, literary critic, and historian. The author of more than 50 books, including The Reactor of Justin, The House of Five Talents, and The Atonement, he is the former president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in New York City.
Ira Claffey has narrated or co-narrated numerous audio titles from Macmillan Audio.  His work includes Rock Rats, Thomas Jefferson, Rutherford B. Hayes, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John Quincy Adams, Grover Cleveland, James Madison, and Theodore Roosevelt.  Of Ira’s narration of Theodore Roosevelt, AudioFile magazine has said, “Ira Claffey's passionate but cultivated voice is the perfect medium in which to join two men of refinement.”

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