A first-class temperament: the emergence of Franklin Roosevelt

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Harper & Row, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 889 pages
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Looks at Roosevelt's career as a young lawyer, his marriage to Eleanor, and his efforts to return to politics after his bout with polio

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A first-class temperament: the emergence of Franklin Roosevelt

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This eagerly awaited second volume of Ward's work on FDR's early years is not a full-scale political biography, but more a human portrait of his character and personality. (Volume 1 is Before the ... Read full review

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the end of algonac 1 the wonderful husband
mr franklin
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About the author (1989)

Geoffrey C. Ward won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1989. With Ken Burns, he is coauthor of The Civil War and Jazz. He lives in New York City.

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