A fine account of Roosevelt's rise to manhood, well written and, like its subject, full of irrepressible vitality.Detroit News
This is a marvelous chronicle of manners and morals, love and duty, and as captivating as anything you will find between book covers in a long while.
John Leonard The New York Times
We have no better social historian.
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About the Author
David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman
and John Adams
, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas
and Mornings on Horseback
. His other acclaimed books are 1776, Brave Companions, The Johnstown Flood
, The Great Bridge
and The Greater Journey
. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award.Edward Herrmann
's films include Nixon, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Annie,
and The Aviator
. On television's Gilmore Girls
he starred as the patriarch, Richard Gilmore. He has also appeared on The Good Wife, Law & Order, 30 Rock, Grey's Anatomy,
. He earned an Emmy Award for The Practice
, and remains well-known for his Emmy-nominated portrayals of FDR in Eleanor and Franklin
and Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years
. On Broadway, he won a Tony Award for his performance in Mrs. Warren's Profession.