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Review: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

User Review  - Mark Pryor - Goodreads

Being a TR fan my inclination was to give this book 4 or 5 stars by default. I gave it 3 stars simply because I found it difficult to read at some points. The subject matter was interesting and I could not imagine Hollywood coming up with a better plot nor more fascinating characters Read full review

Review: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

User Review  - Curtis Finn - Goodreads

A very interesting read about one of our most interesting former Presidents. After refusing to run for a second full term (Roosevelt's first term was not a full four years since he took over for the ... Read full review

Review: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

User Review  - Morris Nelms - Goodreads

Good, but not great. Conrad describes the menace of the jungle in about 20 unforgettable sentences. I think Millard spent 100 pages telling me how many different ways the jungle was out to get me ... Read full review

Review: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

User Review  - AJ - Goodreads

I love exploration/adventure?survival (non-fiction)stories. Shackelton, Amundsen... Several trusted reviewers recommended this book highly. I was never well versed on President Teddy Roosevelt. It was ... Read full review

Review: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

User Review  - Kathi - Goodreads

Not as good as her book about Garfield. Learned quite a bit about exploring which is good. Read full review

Review: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

User Review  - Gay - Goodreads

It definitely lowered my opinion of Roosevelt. Read full review

Review: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

User Review  - Kristin - Goodreads

While an amazing story, I was a bit disappointed and couldn't help comparing it to Millard's "Destiny of the Republic" (which I loved and was the impetus for reading this book). The journey is ... Read full review

Review: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

User Review  - Teri Zipf - Goodreads

I like Candice Millard's biographies and this was no exception. I thought I'd come away with it liking TR more, but in fact, I liked him slightly less, though that's not Millard's fault. I listened to the audiobook and that was a good choice. Read full review

Review: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

User Review  - Lea - Goodreads

The most interesting parts of this book described the actual trip down the river-- these parts alone held a thrill and a taste of genuine adventure. It was well researched- the author clearly sifted ... Read full review

Review: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

User Review  - AdultNonFiction Teton County Library - Goodreads

TCL Call #- 918.113 MILLARD C Joe's review- 3 stars This is the story of Theodore Roosevelt's journey down an uncharted tributary of the Amazon river. The trials which these men faced were quite ... Read full review


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