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The Man in the Arena : Selected Writings of Theodore Roosevelt: A Reader
by Theodore IV Roosevelt and Brian M. Thomsen


Overview - By the time he was twenty-five the future president of the United States was already a published author. From "The Naval War of 1812" through his four-volume "Winning of the West," Teddy Roosevelt proved himself a master historian...but one must not make the mistake of labeling him a stodgy academic.The future president was also a great outdoorsman, with such works as "Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail" and "African Game Trails" capturing his rough and ready lifestyle.Theodore Roosevelt was part Francis Parkman, part Lowell Thomas, and one hundred percent spirit of America and master of the printed page."The Man in the Arena" collects self-contained excerpts from some of his greatest works, including such revealing memoirs as "The Rough Riders," the "Autobiography," and "Through the Brazilian Wilderness," in an effort to capture the many aspects of a great American who was indeed larger than life and his own best "Boswell."  Read more...

 
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Overview
By the time he was twenty-five the future president of the United States was already a published author. From "The Naval War of 1812" through his four-volume "Winning of the West," Teddy Roosevelt proved himself a master historian...but one must not make the mistake of labeling him a stodgy academic.The future president was also a great outdoorsman, with such works as "Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail" and "African Game Trails" capturing his rough and ready lifestyle.Theodore Roosevelt was part Francis Parkman, part Lowell Thomas, and one hundred percent spirit of America and master of the printed page."The Man in the Arena" collects self-contained excerpts from some of his greatest works, including such revealing memoirs as "The Rough Riders," the "Autobiography," and "Through the Brazilian Wilderness," in an effort to capture the many aspects of a great American who was indeed larger than life and his own best "Boswell."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780765306715
  • ISBN-10: 0765306719
  • Publisher: St. Martins Press-3pl
  • Publish Date: September 2000
  • Page Count: 386
  • Dimensions: 6 x 8.9 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.25 pounds


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