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When trumpets call : Theodore Roosevelt after the White House

Author: Patricia O'Toole
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Biography : English
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[This book] focuses on Theodore Roosevelt's life after the White House. TR had reveled in his power and used it to enlarge the scope of the office, expand government's role in economic affairs, and increase U.S. influence abroad. Only fifty when he left the White House, he would spend the rest of his life longing to return.... [This] is a portrait framed by a deeply human question: What happens to a powerful man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia O'Toole
OCLC Number: 62154458
Notes: Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2005.
Description: Sound disc : digital, mono. ; 3/4 in.
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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[This book] focuses on Theodore Roosevelt's life after the White House. TR had reveled in his power and used it to enlarge the scope of the office, expand government's role in economic affairs, and increase U.S. influence abroad. Only fifty when he left the White House, he would spend the rest of his life longing to return.... [This] is a portrait framed by a deeply human question: What happens to a powerful man when he loses power? Most of all, it is an unforgettable close-up of Theodore Roosevelt as he struggled not only to recover power but also to maintain a much-needed sense of purpose. -Dust jacket.

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