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1 Brands, H. W. T. R. the Last Romantic
0465069592 / 9780465069590; Brand's narrative is lucid, fast-moving and unblinded by hero-worship. In a single volume he has packed Roosevelt's 60 years of ambition, adventure, expediency, achievement, and finally, frustration at having peaked too soon. (Publishers Weekly). A biography of Theodore Roosevelt's amazing life, including his belief in heroes, his presidential years, and his charge up San Juan Hill. The prologue reveals injuries the man suffered with that are not widely known in this era. His wife and children are included, as that was his life: husband, father, president, hero. Much more exciting than this sounds. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 897 pages
Basic Books
New York, New York, U. S. A., 1997, 
Softcover
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4350; 
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2 Maier, Thomas Dr. Spock: an American Life
0465043151 / 9780465043156; Dr. Benjamin Spock (1903-1998) is known for revolutionizing mainstream American family life with his book Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care, for the controversy caused by his psychological advice, and for his early and courageous opposition to the war in Vietnam. Now, for the first time, award-winning biographer Thomas Maier tells the complete story in his acclaimed biography, Dr. Spock: An American Life. Drawing on his extensive interviews with Spock and his family, and exhaustive research, Maier reveals the surprising and complicated journey of the man who said, "Trust yourself. You know more than you think. " From the New York Daily News - "Maier has done a marvelous job conveying a life that despite shocks and deep sorrows, was an American triumph. " 526 pages with an index, bibliography, and notes on sources. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Basic Books
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2003, First Softcover Edition
Softcover
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Photographs; 
002366; 
Price: 6.44 USD
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3 Olsen, Viggo; Lockerbie, Jeanette W. Daktar Diplomat in Bangladesh
0802417450 / 9780802417459; Daktar Diplomat in Bangladesh is the dramatic story of Dr. Viggo B. Olsen's phenomenal surgical/diplomatic/wartime adventures - and the bloody birth of Bangladesh. " "Propelled from a carefree Nebraska boyhood into the operating rooms of noted hospitals, Dr. Olsen rejects a remarkable opportunity in academic surgery to serve suffering East Pakistanis half a world away. When war strikes, he rejects evacuation to treat the injured and face a killing, burning, raping army. " B & w photographs throughout. With a cloth cover, the jacket has a very small tear at the bottom back, and shows slight wear at the corners. Illustrated endpapers.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Moody Press
Chicago, IL, 1973, Fourth Printing
Hardcover
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


002404; 
Price: 7.82 USD
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