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Colonel Roosevelt

Colonel Roosevelt( )
Author: Morris, Edmund
Series title:Theodore Roosevelt Ser.
ISBN:978-0-375-50487-7
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. When he toured Europe in 1910 as plain "Colonel Roosevelt," he was hailed as the most famous man in the world. Crowned heads vied to put him up in their palaces. "If I see another king," he joked, "I think I shall bite him." Had TR won his historic "Bull Moose" campaign in 1912 (when he outpolled the sitting president, William Howard Taft), he might have averted World...
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Book Details
Pages:784
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
History / United States / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.8 x 9.56 x 1.84 Inches
Book Weight:2.52 Pounds
Author Biography
Morris, Edmund (Author)
Arthur Edmund Morris was born in Nairobi, Kenya on May 27, 1940. He studied literature, art, and music at Rhodes University in South Africa before leaving in 1961. He worked in the advertising department of a men's clothing store in South Africa and as an advertising copywriter in London before immigrating to the United States in 1968.

He won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1980 for The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. His other books included Theodore Rex, Beethoven: The Universal Composer, Colonel Roosevelt, and Edison. He was best known for Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan, where he inserted himself as a fictional narrator. He also wrote about travel and the arts for numerous publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Harper's Magazine. He died after a stroke on May 24, 2019 at the age of 78.

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