Before the Trumpet: Young Frankln Roosevelt, 1882-1905 (Paperback)

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Geoffrey C. Ward is the coauthor of The Civil War (with Ken Burns and Ric Burns), and the author of A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, which won the 1989 National Book Critics Circle Award for biography and the 1990 Francis Parkman Prize.

Praise for Before the Trumpet: Young Frankln Roosevelt, 1882-1905…


 
“Suffused with magic . . . a wonderful book.” —John Lukacs, The Philadelphia Enquirer

“An engrossing biography . . . Magnificent social history . . . a triumph of scholarly detective work.”—The New Yorker

“The freshest and most penetrating study of the young FDR.” —Chicago Sunday Tribune

“The texture is  . . . richer, the detail more finely tuned than in any other portrait.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Quite the best thing I have ever read about FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt.  The wonder is that [it] unearths so much new and revealing material—letters, conversations, insights . . . appealing and inspiring.”—Atlanta Constitution

Product Details ISBN-10: 0804173338
ISBN-13: 9780804173339
Published: Vintage Books, 09/09/2014
Pages: 432
Language: English


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