Theodore Roosevelt Trilogy Bundle: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt / Theodore Rex / and Colonel Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt Trilogy Bundle: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt / Theodore Rex / and Colonel Roosevelt

by Edmund Morris

Hardcover

$120.00

Overview

The definitive trilogy of biographies chronicling the storied life of the United States’ youngest President, Theodore Roosevelt—a consummate writer, soldier, naturalist, and politician—and his two world-changing terms in office.
 
Praise for the classic biographies of Edmund Morris

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

 
“One of those rare works that is both definitive for the period it covers and fascinating to read for sheer entertainment.”—The New York Times Book Review
 
“A towering biography.”—Time
 
Theodore Rex
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography

 
“A masterpiece . . . A great president has finally found a great biographer.”—The Washington Post
 
“As a literary work on Theodore Roosevelt, it is unlikely ever to be surpassed. It is one of the great histories of the American presidency, worthy of being on a shelf alongside Henry Adams’s volumes on Jefferson and Madison.”—Times Literary Supplement
 
Colonel Roosevelt
 
“Hair-raising . . . awe-inspiring . . . a worthy close to a trilogy sure to be regarded as one of the best studies not just of any president, but of any American.”—San Francisco Chronicle
 
“[A] splendid and indispensable study of America’s twenty-sixth president . . . Morris is a superb chronicler of Roosevelt’s busy, peripatetic life. . . . Abraham Lincoln may embody America’s soul, but Theodore Roosevelt has America’s heart.”Chicago Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812958638
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/23/2010
Series: Theodore Roosevelt Trilogy Series
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 5.30(d)

About the Author

Edmund Morris was born and educated in Kenya and went to college in South Africa. He worked as an advertising copywriter in London before immigrating to the United States in 1968. His first book, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1980. Its sequel, Theodore Rex, won the Los Angeles Times Award for Biography in 2002. In between these two books, Morris became President Reagan’s authorized biographer, and published the national bestseller Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan. More recently he has written Beethoven: The Universal Composer and completed his Theodore Roosevelt trilogy with Colonel Roosevelt. Edmund Morris lives in New York City and Kent, Connecticut, with his wife and fellow biographer, Sylvia Jukes Morris.

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