- Publisher: Harper; 1 edition (June 12, 2006)
- ASIN: 0935723072
- Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (562 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,424,768 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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It had a very different perspective on the depression and the economic policies of FDR.
The Forgotten Man is a great read for someone who wants to know what led to the Great Depression and what actions were taken to make the situation better.
At times, a bit tedious, it explores (with a bit too much detail for me) many of the minor characters and all their machinations.
Obviously, a great deal of hard work and research went into this book. It is obvious that almost everything FDR & HH did made life miserable for the average American thanks to... Read morePublished 8 days ago by S. Everitt
I was taken by how little has changes in the last hundred years. There seems to be few leaders who know and learn from history. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Robbie D. Porter
A great book to inform us about the FDR administration that we were never taught in school. It mirrows our current administration. PaulPublished 9 days ago by paul daniels
Excellent book. Illustrates what happens when successive administration act to cause a mild recession to become the great depression.Published 15 days ago by Richard
Terrific read. Everyone who votes should read this book!Published 20 days ago by Melinda A. Lockwood
Ms. Schlaes pulled off a difficult challenge: chronicling the years of the Depression and FDR's time in office in a way that is engaging and compelling. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Kevin Baisdon
Loved it but I wanted more at the end. I wanted to learn about FDR and the war years. I guess that is another book though.Published 22 days ago by Amazon Customer
A very good book on the great depression. I did found it somewhat hard to follow at time, but will worth the effort.Published 23 days ago by John Knopp