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Theodore Rex
Morris, Edmund, author.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2001]

Physical Description:
x, 772 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Describes Theodore Roosevelt's presidency as he faced the challenges of a new century in which the United States would become a world power, and discusses his accomplishments and failures, the enemies he made, and his family life.
General Note:
Continues: The rise of Theodore Roosevelt.

Continued by: Colonel Roosevelt.
Prologue : 14-16 September 1901 -- The first administration, 1901-1904. The shadow of the crown ; The most damnable outrage ; One vast, smoothly running machine ; A message from the president ; Turn of a rising tide -- Two pilots aboard, and rocks ahead ; Genius, force, originality ; The good old summertime ; No power or duty -- ; The catastrophe now impending ; A very big and entirely new thing ; Not a cloud on the horizon ; The big stick ; A condition, not a theory ; The black crystal ; White man black and black man white ; No color of right ; The most just and proper revolution ; The imagination of the wicked ; Intrigue and striving and change ; The wire that ran around the world ; The most absurd political campaign of our time -- Interlude -- The second administration, 1905-1909. Many budding things ; The best herder of emperors since Napoleon ; Mere force of events ; The treason of the Senate ; Blood through marble ; The clouds that are gathering ; Such a fleet and such a day ; Moral overstrain ; The residuary legatee ; One long lovely crackling row -- Epilogue : 4 March 1909.

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