It is very easy to read and suitable for high school students.
The fact that there is much to criticise does not detract from the fact, that ultimately, FDR was indeed one of the truly great Presidents.
It must be hard to write a short biography of our longest-serving and one of our greatest presidents, but Roy Jenkins succeeds.
Certainly one of the most important political figures of the 20th century. The problems that he was faced with including the Great Depression and the Initial war in Europe and then... Read morePublished 20 days ago by richard e whitelock
The publishers need to publish the few remaing presidents missing in this series. Otherwise should be required reading for all.Published 3 months ago by Morton A. Hirschberg
I was very disappointed by this book, one of several I have read in the "American Presidents Series. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
I read all the Biographies of the Presidents by way of the Presidential series. If you are going to do it, read John Hancock first because he was the first Continental Congress... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Frank Anderson
Roy Jenkins' FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT (FDR) provides a short biography of Franklin Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Greg Goebel
For the most part, the hallmark of this "American Presidents" series is its ability to balance material about the personal lives of each U.S. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Zachary Koenig
This is a below average contribution to the Schlesinger Presidents series. I came away from this book with only a vague knowledge of FDR, his life, his politics, his style, his... Read morePublished 14 months ago by I. Kant
Roy Jenkins is an excellent biographer and a man with considerable knowledge of the push-and-pull of politics. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Winston Smith
Obviously 170 pages is inadequate to describe the life of the man who was elected to 4 terms in the White House. Read morePublished on November 4, 2011 by JMack