FDR's splendid deception

Front Cover
Dodd, Mead, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 250 pages
7 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
2
4 stars
3
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - MarthaL - LibraryThing

A fascinating and revealing story of the daily struggle Roosevelt went through to prove the country that he was able bodied and capable of leading the nation. Reading this increases one understanding ... Read full review

Review: FDR's Splendid Deception: The Moving Story of Roosevelt's Massive Disability - and the Intense Efforts to Conceal It from the Public

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

One of the most enlightening books I've read about FDR, focusing in depth on his paraplegia and its effect on the man and the president he became. Before it was published in the mid-1980s, many ... Read full review

Contents

ONSET
1
CRISIS
10
CONVALESCENCE
19
Copyright

16 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1985)

Hugh Gallagher has written for "Harper's, Rolling Stone, Wired, Dirt, Grand Royal," and "Flash Art." He has performed on National Public Radio, recorded spoken work under the name Hugh Brown Shu, and his college application essay is an Internet classic. He lives in New York City.

Bibliographic information