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.
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 1 month 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 6 months ago by Stephen Spain
Not very well written although it did contain biographical information.Published 6 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 8 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 9 months ago by Larry Kleingartner
Candidly, before reading this book, I did not know a tremendous amount about Warren G Harding. After reading it, I know a little bit more. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
I read all the Biographies of the Presidents by way of the Presidential series. If you are going to do it, read John Hancock first because he was the first Continental Congress... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Frank Anderson
Did not know much about Harding. This book at least gives you some insight into the man who triggered the start of the Great Depression with his policiesPublished 14 months ago by Joe Julian
John Dean's excellent account of Warren G. Harding's life corrects a seriously distorted popular impression of the President's administration. Read morePublished 15 months ago by KWK