MAN OF THE PEOPLE: A Life of Harry S. Truman

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A game attempt by historian Hamby (Ohio Univ.) to replace the Oval Office bantamweight of political iconography with a more ambitious and self-doubting but able steward of the presidency. A self-described sissy who ran away from boyhood fights, Truman only managed to carve out an independent identity after the death of his demanding father by braving enemy fire as a WW I captain, winning longtime ... Read full review

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