FDR and the American Crisis

By MARRIN, Albert

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ISBN
9780385753593 9780385753609 9780385753616
Publisher
Random Knopf.


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on November 1, 2014  |  Grades 5 and Up

Gr 8 Up—Marrin blends biography and history in this masterly overview of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's leadership in two of the most dangerous crises of the 20th century. His outstanding writing draws on primary sources and includes ample background and detail about Roosevelt's personal and public lives and lengthy descriptions of the people and events that defined his presidency. Marrin is highly objective about Roosevelt, portraying him as neither saint nor villain. He explains how Roosevelt's upbringing and class, battle with polio, and ever-present political instincts infl...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Marrin's biographies tend to go well beyond covering the lives of their subjects to provide rich examinations of the contexts of those lives. His latest is both a biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and an exploration of the first half of the twentieth century. The book examines the personal milestones in the life of FDR (his childhood, his marriage to his fifth cousi...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

As much a commentary on modern times as it is on the past, this biography examines FDR’s personal milestones (childhood, marria...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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Reviewed on January 1, 2015

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Reviewed on January 1, 2015

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Reviewed on January 1, 2015

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Reviewed on January 1, 2015

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