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Theodore Roosevelt abroad : nature, empire, and the journey of an American president

Author: J Lee Thompson
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a life full of momentous episodes, Theodore Roosevelt's fifteen-month post-presidential odyssey to Africa and Europe has never been given its due place. A tale of daring adventure, international  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Lee Thompson
ISBN: 9780230102774 0230102778
OCLC Number: 437300359
Description: xv, 218 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The old lion departs --
The great adventure begins --
A lion roars in East Africa --
White rhino and giant eland gallery --
Down the Nile: Khartoum to Cairo --
European whirl --
Peace emissary --
Last rites: England --
The old lion is dead: epilogue and dramatis personae.
Responsibility: J. Lee Thompson.
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"This excellent book touches the audience who enjoyed David McCullough s biography of T.R., and is in that league. The writing is self-assured, evocative, and fair-handed; the character sketches Read more...

 
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