The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
4.24/5 by 26059 users

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeDescribed by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of Th...

Title:The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:920 pages

    The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt Reviews

  • Chrissie
    Jun 18, 2013

    On completion: This was an absolutely excellent book. It gave me everything I want from a biography. It chronologically relates all aspects of Theodore Roosevelt's life up to his presidency, after Pre...

  • Laura
    Nov 30, 2014

    I can't remember the last time I was so glad to have finished a book. Clearly, this is an award-winning work with lots of glowing reviews. From about the middle of the book on, it was a slog to get th...

  • Erik Graff
    Sep 16, 2012

    Having been invited by Nate and Robyn Gregory to spend two weeks with them in NW Wisconsin and having had several prior visits to the nearby town, I brought up two books for scholarly review and trust...

  • Matt
    Apr 26, 2016

    Everyone, it seems, loves Theodore Roosevelt. He did so many things, and was so many things, in his fully-lived life, that there's an aspect of his personality that anyone - of any political persuasio...

  • Checkman
    Jul 03, 2016

    Theodore Roosevelt is one of our most admired presidents. It seems that regardless of one's political viewpoints there is something about him that one can admire. There is a laundry list: Liberals, co...

  • Marcel
    Oct 18, 2007

    Teddy Roosevelt ranks among the most colorful characters in American history. We all have heard of the charge of Roosevelt's Raiders up San Juan Hill. But who knows that Teddy once captured a horse th...

  • Max
    May 11, 2015

    In this superbly written first volume of three, Morris portrays a man of unbelievable fortitude, accomplishment and unparalleled scope. Theodore Roosevelt’s incredibly incisive mind is coupled with ...

  • Jim
    Mar 29, 2011

    This is one of the great biographies of all time, certainly the greatest I have ever read. Thus it is also the greatest presidential biography I have ever read, and I've read nearly thirty such volume...

  • Mary Mason
    Apr 05, 2008

    I'm a fiction reader, mostly; this was one of the efforts I made at reading some non-fiction after hearing Edmund Morris in an interview on a talk radio station. He was immensely impressive--so well s...

  • Dick Gullickson
    Sep 11, 2011

    It's hard to separate my admiration for Theodore Roosevelt from my appreciation for Edmund Morris's great biography. Theodore is an unexpectedly remarkable and fascinating individual. Edmund paints a ...