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Mornings on Horseback The Story of an Extraordinary Faimly, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt

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ISBN-10: 0671447548

ISBN-13: 9780671447540

Edition: 1982

Authors: David McCullough

List price: $17.95
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Mornings on Horsebackis the brilliant biography of the young Theodore Roosevelt. Hailed as "a masterpiece" (John A. Gable,Newsday),it is the winner of theLos Angeles Times1981 Book Prize for Biography and the National Book Award for Biography. Written by David McCullough, the author ofTruman,this is the story of a remarkable little boy, seriously handicapped by recurrent and almost fatal asthma attacks, and his struggle to manhood: an amazing metamorphosis seen in the context of the very uncommon household in which he was raised. The father is the first Theodore Roosevelt, a figure of unbounded energy, enormously attractive and selfless, a god in the eyes of his small, frail namesake. The…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 1982
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 5/12/1982
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

David McCullough is a writer, historian, lecturer, & teacher. He has received the Pulitzer Prize for "Truman", as well as the Francis Parkman Prize, & the "Los Angeles Times" Book Award. He is also a two-time winner of the National Book Award, for history & for biography. He lives in Massachusetts.

Author's Note
Greatheart's Circle
Lady from the South
Grand Tour
A Disease of the Direst Suffering
Metamorphosis
Uptown
The Moral Effect
Father and Son
Harvard
Especially Pretty Alice
Home Is the Hunter
Politics
Strange and Terrible Fate
Chicago
Glory Days
Return
Afterword
Notes
Bibliography
Index