It is a very well written, very well organized, very well researched and a very impressive book.
Sometimes he provides an almost tedious level of detail; other times, his discussion is so sketchy that it reads like a few sentences are missing.
True enough, but even when the real Harding has stood up, there just isn't enough in the pile to really take Harding beyond this.
John Dean renews the high standard of A. Schlesinger's wonderful series of our American Presidents. Compared to the incomplete and poorly written volume on our 27th President, Wm. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Stinson E. Humphrey
John Dean does a very good job dispelling the myths. Harding was in fact a very clever politician who actively campaigned for the 1920 nomination and got it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Stephen Bennett
The book was very disappointing to me. I thought the author tried to portray Harding as a President who's reputation as a weak and ineffective President was inaccurate. Read morePublished 3 months ago by David A. D'Antonio
I felt this book was too brief and whilst it did go some way to clean up Harding's reputation, it was too much of an overview to do the job properly.Published 9 months ago by Stephen Spain
Not very well written although it did contain biographical information.Published 9 months ago by J. Rowe
I didn't know much about Warren Harding before reading the book. It is not an exhaustive biography. It is sympathetic to Harding which is probably not typical of evaluations of... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Eugene C. Cochran
Too apologetic and lacked objectivity. I need to read another author to get an additional view. The Teapot Dome issue was not detailed.Published 12 months ago by Larry Kleingartner