The Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political Family

The Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America's Greatest Political Family

by William J. Mann

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062383334
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/06/2016
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

William J. Mann is the New York Times bestselling author of Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn; How to Be a Movie Star: Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood; Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand; and Wisecracker: The Life and Times of William Haines, winner of the Lambda Literary Award. He divides his time between Connecticut and Cape Cod.

Table of Contents

Author's Note ix

The Roosevelts' Family Tree xii

Prologue: The Larger Picture, 1960 1

Part I Cain and Abel, 1890-1691 7

Part II Everything to Fear, 1893-1694 49

Part III Popular and Powerful, 1903-1905 101

Part IV A Shot, 1912 179

Part V Believing More Than Ever Before, 1918-1920 211

Part VI Rough Stunts, 1924-1925 293

Part VII The Future and the Past, 1932 357

Part VIII Changing the World, 1936-1938 391

Part IX Terrific Responsibility, 1943-1945 455

Epilogue: The Last Sortie, 1962 519

Acknowledgments 531

Archival Collections 533

Notes 535

Selected Bibliography 586

Index 591

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