Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris


Monday, October 28 through Friday, November 8, 2002. Read by Jim Fleming

Theodore Roosevelt served two terms as President (1901-1909) and looms large in American history. This volume of Morris’ biography picks up with shocking moment when the assassination of William McKinley thrust the young (he was only 43) Teddy into the national limelight. The imaginative and compelling Morris brings to life a subject worthy of every American’s interest.

(Random House; ISBN-10: 0394555090)

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