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Lion in the White House

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Published by Perseus Books Group in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24289576M
ISBN 109780465010240

Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt, by Aida D. Donald Aida D. Donald's biography of the 26th American president of the United States is one of several projects to come out recently indicating a resurgence in the popularity and relevance of the man who Donald characterizes as the first modern president.   Book Review. Today’s Paper he displaced Calhoun as vice president in the second Jackson administration and entered the White House himself in “American Lion” is enormously Author: Andrew Cayton.

Lion in the White House Chapter 1 As a child Theodore Roosevelt Jr. suffered from asthma and was regularly taken to other states where the air allowed him to breath with ease. His father was his care taker due to his mother being very sick with headaches and stomach complications making her unable to care for him. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House By Jon Meacham Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency.

  American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham has an overall rating of Positive based on 8 book reviews.3/4(8). Reading “American Lion” one is no longer able to look on the gaunt, craggy face on the $20 bill without hearing the tumult of America in the making.” –Tina Brown “Jon Meacham’s splendid new book on Andrew Jackson shrewdly places presidential politics in the context of Jackson’s family life — and vice versa.


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Lion in the White House is a great place to start study of TR. The Library of America has published a volume called Theodore Roosevelt: Letters and Speeches, which gives thinking people some original source matter to read for by: 3. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House The definitive biography of a larger-than-life president who defied norms, divided a nation, and changed Washington foreverAndrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose /5(25).

Overall, Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt, by Aida D. Donald, is a very informative, enjoyable read. Published on Octothis book focuses on the life Lion in the White House book accomplishments of Theodore Roosevelt. There are certainly many factors of this book that make it worth reading.

For one thing, Theodore Roosevelts life/5. LION IN THE WHITE HOUSE A LIFE OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT by Aida D. Donald ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 29, A compact biography of the genuine cowboy : Aida D.

Donald. John Meachham's book American Lion covers the years when Andrew Jackson was the President of the United States. In some ways it tries to mimic the traditional biography with a few chapters into his background/5. In Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt, historian Aida Donald masterfully chronicles the life of this first modern president.

TR’s accomplishments in office were immense. As President, Roosevelt redesigned the office of Chief Executive and the workings of the Republican Party to meet the challenges of the new industrial economy. AMERICAN LION: Andrew Jackson in the White House Paperback – Ap by Jon Meacham (Author)Cited by:   Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt by Aida D.

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Buy Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt (Playaway Adult Nonfiction) Unabridged by Donald, Aida D, Ward, Pam (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13). I recently finished "Lion in the White House", referring to President Theodore Roosevelt.

While I have read many other books about this fascinating man, "Lion in the White House" is a compilation of other books and extensive research.

It is an excellent and concise documentary of events and personalities of the time. A very easy by: 3. Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt Aida D.

Donald Basic Books Hardcover pages October Aida D. Donald is a former editor-in-chief of Harvard University Press who has immersed herself in history. She has written this biography of Theodore Roosevelt with evident admiration for her subject, beginning each chapter with.

Jon Meacham is a Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the New York Times bestsellers Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, Franklin and Winston, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, and The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels, he is a Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

Jon Meacham is a Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the New York Times bestsellers Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, Franklin and Winston, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, and The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels, he is a /5(50).

In Lion in the White House, historian Aida Donald masterfully chronicles Roosevelt's life and his presidency. TR's accomplishments in office were immense. Believing that the emerging aristocracy of 4/5(5). “American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House" is author Jon Meacham’s fourth book.

Published inthis biography of President Jackson was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Meacham has also written about Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, and more recently authored a best-selling biography of Thomas Jefferson.

In Lion in the White House, historian Aida Donald masterfully chronicles Roosevelt's life and his presidency. TR's accomplishments in office were immense. Believing that the emerging aristocracy of wealth represented a genuine threat to democracy, TR broke trusts to curb the rapacity of big business/5(K).

Lion in the White House is a good, solid, basic biography which adds very little to the scholarship of the extensive biographies of the past decade. The unique thing I really got from it is a reasonable interpretation of TR's intervention in the Anthracite Strike, reasonable being defined as I agree with it and it's a noble conclusion/5(12).

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House is a biography of the seventh president of the United States, Andrew Jackson, written by Jon Meacham. The author states that he named the book American Lion in order to capture the contradictions at Jackson’s core, because if he was on your side he would do all he could to protect you, but.

Roosevelt built the Panama Canal and engaged the country in world affairs, putting a temporary end to American isolationism. And he won the Nobel Peace Prize, the only sitting president so honored. In Lion in the White House, historian Aida D. Donald masterfully chronicles the life of this first modern president.

Home / Audio Book Reviews / Biography / Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt Aida D. Donald Read by Pam Ward.

Theodore Roosevelt called himself a Progressive—a category that is no longer part of our political lexicon. But Roosevelt was not a man interested in fitting any mold. The Lion in the White House Book Report. “The Lion in the White House”, written by Aida D. Donald, is a book about the life of Theodore Roosevelt.

She descriptively tells about Roosevelt’s life, beliefs, accomplishments, and leadership. The biography starts off from his first word to his last breath. In Lion in the White House, historian Aida Donald masterfully chronicles Roosevelt's life and his 's accomplishments in office were immense. Believing that the emerging aristocracy of wealth represented a genuine threat to democracy, TR broke trusts to curb the rapacity of big business.3/5(3).Jon Meacham in American Lion has delivered the definitive human portrait of a pivotal president who forever changed the American presidency–and America itself.

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency.