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FDR

by Jean Edward Smith

FDR by Jean Edward Smith
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  • Published in USA  May 2007
    880 pages
    Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

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One of today’s premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines contemporary scholarship and a broad range of primary source material to provide an engrossing narrative of one of America’s greatest presidents.

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"Starred Review. This erudite but graceful volume illuminates FDR's life for scholars, history buffs and casual readers alike." - PW.

"Smith's portrait will ground readers in FDR's controversies and historical stature." - Booklist.

"This page-turner is the best single-volume biography available of America's 32nd president" - Library Journal.

"Altogether, an exemplary and highly readable work that ably explains why FDR merits continued honor." - Kirkus.

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