What are the best books about Theodore Roosevelt?

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    #1The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

    The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
    The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt is the Pulitzer Prize-winning first volume of a three-part biography by Edmund Morris. It recounts Roosevelt's life before becoming the youngest president of the United States.

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    Nicholas Lopez
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "This is the best Biography book witen for Theodore Roosvelt, it descibes all his life and the situation he cam through. It very interesting reading about his life and his strungle to success "
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    #2Theodore Rex

    Theodore Rex
    Theodore Rex is the second volume of Edmund Morris' biography of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins and ends with Roosevelt's time as two-term president of the US. This book is published in 2002 by Random House Trade Paperbacks.

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    Carolyn Watson
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "Theodore Rex is one of my favorite books about Theodore Roosevelt written more recently. The book really brings "Teddy" to life. I hope this author decides to write more books with other historical figures. This one is really good."
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    #3Mornings on Horseback

    Mornings on Horseback

    Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt is a biography written by David McCullough. This book is a National Book Award-winning biography.


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    Emily Williams
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "I love historical novels and this is the subject of one of my favorite presidents Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt. I love how it details his childhood and how the suffering of asthma attacks as a child seemed to develop him into a great president. I also loved how the book details his relationships with his siblings and parents which could be why he developed into such a compassionate personality. Good biography and book."
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    #4The River of Doubt

    The River of Doubt
    The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey is a biography written by Candice Millard on the 26th president of the United States. With over 400 pages, this book is published in 2006 by Anchor Books.


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    Madison Webb
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "If you are looking to learn more about Theodore Roosevelt you should check out the biography, The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey, by Candice Millard. This book will give you lots of information about the 26th president of the United States as he makes his most daring journey down a the river of doubt, a tributary of the Amazon. "
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    #5Colonel Roosevelt

    Colonel Roosevelt

    Colonel Roosevelt by Edmund Morris is the last installment on Morris' Theodore Roosevelt Trilogy that won the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award. With over 700 pages, this book is published in 2011 by Random House Trade.


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    Consuelo Espinoza
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "When looking for a book on a subject which a lot of authors have written on already, checking if a book has won awards can help narrow the field. This book, Colonel Roosevelt, sounds like it covers his earlier years before the presidency, and may not be fully encompassing. However, it's long page count and various awards make me lean towards this being a good choice."
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    #6T.R.: The Last Romantic

    T.R.: The Last Romantic

    T.R.: The Last Romantic is a biography of Theodore Roosevelt written by Henry William Brands. With over 900 pages, this biography is published in 1998 by Basic Books.


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    Paul Hayes
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "This is a very nice Romantic book, it has a very unique story to tell, all the characters are special and time spend reading this book is qualitative and worthy. "
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    #7The War Lovers

    The War Lovers
    The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898 is written by Evan Thomas. This book accounts the events after 1898 when the American ship USS Maine exploded. This book is published by Little, Brown and Company.

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    Carol Murphy
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "Interesting bit of history. Evan Thomas is a pretty good writer, if a bit mainstream. "
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    #8The Bully Pulpit

    The Bully Pulpit
    The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism is written by Doris Kearns Goodwin which explores the relations of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft.


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    Gabriel Barron
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "With over 2000 reviews and a very high rating, this is a very highly regarded book about Teddy Roosevelt and William Howard Taft and the friendship between them. A definite add to the reading list if looking for books about Theodore Roosevelt."
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    #9Theodore Roosevelt: A Life

    Theodore Roosevelt: A Life

    Theodore Roosevelt: A Life is a biography written by Nathan Miller on the 26th president of the United States. With over 600 pages, this book is published in 1994 by William Morrow Paperbacks.


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    Fiona Xie
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "I think this is the best biography book for Theodore Roosevelt, it has the full story of his life, and ints very interesting knowing it. "
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    #10Unreasonable Men

    Unreasonable Men

    Unreasonable Men: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive Politics is written by Michael Wolraich. With over 300 pages, this book is published in 2014 by St. Martin's Press.


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    Randy Howell
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "I live for history and I was looking up books and information. I came across Unreasonable Men and it has so much good information about him. If you need to read about Roosevelt then this is the book for you. It has so much good information. "


Best What are the best books about Theodore Roosevelt
1The Rise of Theodore RooseveltBooks 25 Paid
2Theodore RexBooks 21 Paid
3Mornings on HorsebackBooks 19 Paid
4The River of DoubtBooks 18 Paid
5Colonel RooseveltBooks 16 Paid
6T.R.: The Last RomanticBooks 16 Paid
7The War LoversBooks 15 Paid
8The Bully PulpitBooks 15 Paid
9Theodore Roosevelt: A LifeBooks 13 Paid
10Unreasonable MenBooks 12 Paid

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