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Author Mann, William J, author.

Title The wars of the Roosevelts : the ruthless rise of America's greatest political family / William J. Mann.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Roosevelt Family MAN    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 ROOSEVELT MAN    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    92 ROOSEVELT MAN    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    92 ROOSEVELT MAN    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description x, 609 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 535-590) and index.
Contents Prologue: The larger picture, 1960 -- Part I. Cain and Abel, 1890-1891 -- Part II. Everything to fear, 1893-1894 -- Part III. Popular and powerful, 1903-1905 -- Part IV. A shot, 1912 -- Part V. Believeing more than ever before, 1918-1920 -- Part VI. Rough stunts, 1924-1925 -- Part VII. The future and the past, 1932 -- Part VIII. Changing the world, 1936-1938 -- Part IS. Terrific responsibility, 1943-1945 -- Epilogue: The last sortie, 1962.
Summary A provocative biography of the Roosevelt family draws on family secrets and complex rivalries to argue that the Roosevelts' rise to power was driven by a series of inside competitions that were witnessed firsthand by an increasingly begrudging Eleanor Roosevelt.
Subject Roosevelt family.
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 -- Family.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 -- Family.
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
Cousins -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780062383334

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