By Theodore Roosevelt,Edward P. Kohn
A so much excellent Ride offers the full diaries of Theodore Roosevelt from 1877 to 1886. masking the youth of his lifestyles, Roosevelt’s entries convey the transformation of a sickly and solitary Harvard freshman right into a convinced and more and more strong younger grownup. He writes approximately his grief over the untimely dying of his father, his courtship and marriage to his first spouse, Alice Hathaway Lee, and later the dying of Alice and his mom at the comparable day. The diaries chronicle his burgeoning political profession in big apple urban and his election to the recent York nation meeting. together with his descriptions of balls, dinner events, and nights on the opera, they provide a glimpse into lifestyles one of the Gilded Age elite in Boston and ny. additionally they recount Roosevelt’s first birding and looking journeys to the Adirondacks, the Maine woods, and the yank West. finishing with Roosevelt’s mystery engagement to his moment spouse, Edith Kermit Carow, A such a lot wonderful Ride presents an intimate look at the lifetime of the fellow who might develop into America’s twenty-sixth president.
Brought jointly for the 1st time in one quantity, the diaries were meticulously transcribed, annotated, and brought by means of Edward P. Kohn. Twenty-four black-and-white pictures also are included.
Edward P. Kohn is Assistant Professor of historical past and Chair of the dep. of yankee tradition and Literature at Bilkent college in Turkey. Kohn has written commonly on Theodore Roosevelt, and his prior books contain Heir to the Empire urban: ny and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt and Hot Time within the previous city: the good warmth Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt.
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A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886 by Theodore Roosevelt,Edward P. Kohn