Becoming Teddy Roosevelt: How a Maine Guide Inspired America's 26th President [NOOK Book]

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This inspirational tale of friendship and determination also sheds new light on the role of the mentor's mentor. Discover why this friendship was so crucial to Roosevelt's development as a man and a president-and why it still matters today.
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Becoming Teddy Roosevelt: How a Maine Guide Inspired America's 26th President

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Overview

This inspirational tale of friendship and determination also sheds new light on the role of the mentor's mentor. Discover why this friendship was so crucial to Roosevelt's development as a man and a president-and why it still matters today.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780892729142
  • Publisher: Down East Books
  • Publication date: 4/16/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 256,716
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Andrew Vietze is a freelance writer based in Appleton, Maine. The former managing editor of Down East magazine, he’s written for a wide array of publications from Time Out New York to Maine Times, from AMC Outdoors to Offshore to Hooked on the Outdoors. He’s also a registered Maine Guide and a seasonal ranger in Baxter State Park. The story of his transition from editor to ranger is included in Get Satisfied: How Twenty People Like You Found the Satisfaction of Enough (Easton Studio Press, 2007). In 2008, he won an International Regional Magazine Association award for his historical writing. He’s currently finishing a thriller set in the North Woods during the lumbering era.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 9

A Man to Know 13

The Nature of New York 23

Pine Tree Pioneers 31

A Grander, More Beautiful Sight 47

Tough as a Pine Knot 53

Harvard Cool 63

Playing the Frontier 71

Light Comes In; Light Goes Out 79

Badlands Babies 89

Cowpunching 99

The Beef 109

Futures and Fame 135

I Want to See Roosevelt 147

Czar of Aroostook County 157

The Passing of a Grand Old Man 167

Epilogue 177

Chapter Notes 181

Index 197

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