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"Matthew Algeo recalls [my grandparents'] memorable trip beautifully and with the sense of humor it deserves." Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of Harry S. Truman
"Enlivened by Algeo"s endeavors to see the places where Truman stopped, this is an engaging historical sidebar." Booklist Online
"An engaging account . . . Well-researched." Wall Street Journal
"Combines . . . history with the ever-popular road book, researching, duplicating, and reporting in detail on the last trip the Trumans took, driving their new Chrysler to Washington, and back to Independence." Max J. Skidmore, author, After the White House: Former Presidents as Private Citizens
"Algeo has done a first-rate job of piecing together the trip . . . a fascinating reading experience." Jackson Free Press
"Charming and engrossing." Riverfront Times
After reading David McCullough’s masterful and monster biography, Truman, I wanted to read something a little lighter and that showed a different side of our 33rd president. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Cynthia K. Robertson
Easy to read, clips along. The author does a good job of placing you in the back seat like your looking over Harry and Bess shoulder. Well done,very enjoyable book.Published 19 days ago by Steven Wyder
A vanishing America, imagine an ex-president & his wife taking a road trip on their own, A great read.Published 1 month ago by Shoveldog
I'm in my 60's and for nostalgia purposes it is a great and easy read. I live along the route that the Truman's traveled and recognized many of the places talked about in the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Gary F Obloy
In January of 1953 Harry Truman left the White House and returned to a quieter life in Independence, Missouri, but by early summer, wanderlust struck, and he and Bess hopped into... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sue J