This book is a great read if you are interested in history and/or Theodore Roosevelt.
While this is a story of Teddy Roosevelt, his development into manhood and who he eventually became, it is also the story of Bill Sewall, T.R.'s Maine guide.
Becoming Teddy Roosevelt-How a Maine Guide Inspired America's 26th President is a wonderful book about the life and times of Teddy Roosevelt.
Great book on Teddy Roosevelt before he becomes famous and a great and prequel to his travels to the Amazon River in River of Doubt.Published 9 months ago by Gertrude
Interesting if you'd like to learn a lot about Sewell, Maine loggers, and what probably influenced TR. it helped me round out my understanding of T. Roosevelt.Published 15 months ago by Craig
This is a good book, much new material on TR's formative years and impact of Bill Sewall, his Maine guide, on transforming the younger Teddy Roosevelt from a sickly young man to a... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Nine-Mile Mike
Theodore Roosevelt was a sickly child who suffered from severe asthma. Despite his weakness and ill health, he was brought up in a loving home with parents and kin who fostered his... Read morePublished on February 11, 2012 by Christian Engler
This book is wonderfully written, and provides a different perspective on Teddy Roosevelt. Mr. Veitz has done a great job on showing the relationship between Mr. Roosevelt and Mr. Read morePublished on January 28, 2012 by SCG
I titled this review as, "A History Lessons Demonstrating the Value of Integrity, Loyalty, Friendship, and Hard-work" which seems both lofty and a bit preachy... Read morePublished on January 22, 2012 by CKE
Becoming Teddy Roosevelt-How a Maine Guide
Inspired America's 26th President is a wonderful
book about the life and times of Teddy Roosevelt. Read more
"I was never all that much interested in Theodore Roosevelt ... That all changed, though, when I discovered he'd climbed Mount Katahdin ... Read morePublished on December 17, 2011 by Joseph Haschka