The Wars of the Roosevelts

The Wars of the Roosevelts

The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political Family

eBook - 2016 | First edition.
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A provocative biography of the Roosevelt family draws on family secrets and complex rivalries to argue that the Roosevelts' rise to power was driven by a series of inside competitions that were witnessed firsthand by an increasingly begrudging Eleanor Roosevelt.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062383358
0062383353
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 609 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates) : genealogical table, illustrations, portraits.
Contents: Prologue: The larger picture, 1960
Part I. Cain and Abel, 1890-1891
Part II. Everything to fear, 1893-1894
Part III. Popular and powerful, 1903-1905
Part IV. A shot, 1912
Part V. Believing more than ever before, 1918-1920
Part VI. Rough stunts, 1924-1925
Part VII. The future and the past, 1932
Part VIII. Changing the world, 1936-1938
Part IS. Terrific responsibility, 1943-1945
Epilogue: The last sortie, 1962.
Summary: A provocative biography of the Roosevelt family draws on family secrets and complex rivalries to argue that the Roosevelts' rise to power was driven by a series of inside competitions that were witnessed firsthand by an increasingly begrudging Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Apr 23, 2017

I tried to read it, but there are just too many details and too many characters, and the print is too small. Had to give it up early.

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