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In contrast, readers really don't get terrific, exhaustive details in Freidel's book, and it's a letdown.
Instead, Freidel wrote this excellent one-volume Roosevelt biography called Rendezvous with Destiny, which condenses Freidel's lifelong research into one volume.
I don't really mind that the author has a pro-Roosevelt bias, but he breezes over the highlights of Roosevelt's life without giving out any juicy details.
Roosevelt's life is covered in somewhat broad scope. Hard to feel that you are reading about an individual. Read morePublished 14 months ago by S. Willoughby
FDR is one of those presidents that, love him or hate him, you can't ignore him. So I picked up this history book a while back to become better informed about the man and his... Read morePublished on December 2, 2011 by C.P.M.
Frank Freidel of Harvard is the greatest historian of Franklin Roosevelt. Freidel spent years researching Roosevelt. Read morePublished on March 29, 2004 by Todd Carlsen
Was FDR one of the four or five greatest American presidents, a man who worked tirelessly to alleviate the suffering caused by the Great Depression and who was instrumental in our... Read morePublished on August 26, 2003 by James Yanni
The best one volume biography on America's greatest President. As a historian I higly recommend this tome.Published on March 2, 2001 by Chris Hagin, Ph.D.