|"We knew toil and hardship and hunger and thirst . . . but we felt the hardy life in our veins, and ours was the glory of work and the joy of living."|
Theodore Roosevelt is one of America''s liveliest and most influential figures. He was a scholar, cowboy, war hero, explorer, and a brilliant politician. As president, Roosevelt''s far-reaching policies abroad and at home forever changed both our nation''s place in the world and the life of every modern American.
Fascinating details and an intimate, fast-paced narrative explore the heroic life and complex world of an American icon.