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
was born in 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, educated there and at Yale. Author of John Adams, Truman, Brave Companions, The Path Between the Seas, The Great Bridge,
and The Johnstown Flood,
he has twice received the Pulitzer Prize (in 1993, for Truman
and in 2001 for John Adams
), the Francis Parkman Prize, and The Los Angeles Times
Book Award, and has received two National Book Awards -- for history and for biography.