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When trumpets call : Theodore Roosevelt after the White House

Author: Patricia O'Toole
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2005.
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Surprising, deeply moving, this portrait is framed by a deeply human question: What happens to a powerful man when he loses power? Drawing from a wealth of new and previously unused sources, O'Toole conducts the first thorough investigation of the most eventful, most revealing decade of Roosevelt's life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Toole, Patricia.
When trumpets call.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2005
(OCoLC)607530985
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia O'Toole
ISBN: 0684864770 9780684864778 0684864789 9780684864785
OCLC Number: 56921011
Description: x, 494 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Labyrinth. Embarked ; A full-blooded picnic ; One white man's burdens ; Into the thick of things ; Prairie fire --
Rift. Duels ; Off the pedestal ; Another cup of coffee ; Saturnalia ; A barn-raising ; Spend and be spent --
Barrens. Reckonings ; Scope ; Half-gods ; Wild surmise ; Blackballed --
Precipice. War in the Garden of Eden ; On a volcano ; The young colonel and the old colonel ; A boy inspired ; While daring greatly.
Responsibility: Patricia O'Toole.
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Drawn from a wealth of new materials offering important new insights into Teddy Roosevelt's final decade, this spellbinding biography takes its title from Roosevelt's sense of himself as a man  Read more...

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"A triumph of high achievement, one no history buff, nor anyone fascinated with character, should miss." -- Jay Strafford, "Richmond Times Dispatch"

 
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