I liked the book and highly recommend it to students of American history and to those who like a good biography.
The meticulous research and the flowing style of narrative make the biography both historically accurate and wonderfully entertaining.
H.W. Brands writes eloquently and intimately about the life of one of America's most (deservedly) storied presidents.
One of the easier to read bio's I've read. It's hard to believe a man can do so much living in the space of one lifetime. I think it is a must read for history buffs like myself.Published 1 month ago by Mathew Cluff
Five stars indicates that "I love it".
This book took a terrific amount of time to read, as I found myself constantly reviewing passages that I found strikingly... Read more
Even though it was longer than I usually like I enjoyed it very much and would highly recommend it. You read about the politics and all that went on a hundred years ago and realize... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Danny Cooper
Proof that there are still REAL historian authors, I hope we have those with an ability like Mr. Brands in the "bullpen" for the future!!Published 10 months ago by Kal Lester
Brands does a nice job of presenting both Roosevelt's strengths and weaknesses. One comes away from this book with a much better understanding of the Roosevelt himself.Published 17 months ago by Vance Furtado
I bought this book in hardback copy several years ago and after reading it twice gave it to my grandson who also loves history. Read morePublished on October 18, 2012 by William A. Mcelhiney
Theodore was a great president but somehow i get the feeling his personal life wasn't all that squeaky clean. Read morePublished on May 23, 2012 by Oh Please