[KINDLE] ❤ The Lions Pride ➜ Edward J. Renehan Jr. – Ladybooks.us

The Lions Pride In The Lion S Pride, Edward J Renehan Jr Vividly Portrays The Grand Idealism, Heroic Bravery, And Reckless Abandon That Theodore Roosevelt Both Embodied And Bequeathed To His Children And The Tragic Fulfillment Of That Legacy On The Battlefields Of World War I Drawing Upon A Wealth Of Previously Unavailable Materials, Including Letters And Unpublished Memoirs, The Lion S Pride Takes Us Inside What Is Surely The Most Extraordinary Family Ever To Occupy The White House Theodore Roosevelt Believed Deeply That Those Who Had Been Blessed With Wealth, Influence, And Education Were Duty Bound To Lead, Even, Perhaps Especially, If It Meant Risking Their Lives To Preserve The Ideals Of Democratic Civilization Teddy Put His Principles, And His Life, To The Test In The Spanish American War, And Raised His Children To Believe They Could Do No Less When America Finally Entered The European Conflict In 1917, All Four Of His Sons Eagerly Enlisted And Used Their Influence Not To Avoid The Front Lines, But To Get There As Quickly As Possible Their Heroism In France And The Middle East Matched Their Father S At San Juan Hill All Performed With Selfless Some Said Heedless Courage Two Of The Boys, Archie And Ted Jr., Were Seriously Wounded, And Quentin, The Youngest, Was Killed In A Dogfight With Seven German Planes Thus, The War That TR Had Lobbied For So Furiously Brought Home A Grief That Broke His Heart He Was Buried A Few Months After His Youngest Child.

[KINDLE] ❤ The Lions Pride  ➜ Edward J. Renehan Jr. – Ladybooks.us
  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • The Lions Pride
  • Edward J. Renehan Jr.
  • English
  • 01 June 2018
  • 0195127196

    10 thoughts on “[KINDLE] ❤ The Lions Pride ➜ Edward J. Renehan Jr. – Ladybooks.us


  1. says:

    I enjoyed this book because Theodore Roosevelt is such a dynamic character I expected from the title that his children would be the star of it, but, true to TR s form, he dominated the book s small stage What his relationships with his children showed about HIM tends to be at the center of the author s interest Nevertheless, the anecdotes are interesting and, once TR passes on and doesn t overshadow his now grown children, we actually do learn some interesting things about them For instance, I enjoyed this book because Theodore Roosevelt is such a dynamic character I expected from the title that his children would be the star of it, but, true to TR s form, he dominated the book s small stage What his relationships with his children showed about HIM tends to be at the center of the author s interest Nevertheless, the anecdotes are interesting and, once TR passes on and doesn t overshadow his now grown children...


  2. says:

    If you re a TR fan, you ll definitely be keenly interested in this book It brings you into incidents in TR s later life and those of his kids seldom heard of in TR canon All of his kids seem to become heroes, forming a powerful American dynasty which evidently quietly continues into the present though later Roosevelts aren t men...


  3. says:

    I loved studying Theodore Roosevelt I read Mornings on Hourseback, his Autobiography, and The Lion s Pride in order The nobility of this great man is very inspiring The stands he took as a leader have greatly shaped our country As a dabbling libertarian I am uncomfortable with many of the stances he took, but I can t help but admire some of the results His stance on conservation and the national parks it secured for the generations to come is something in profoundly thankful for His stance I loved...


  4. says:

    This book was recommended by a friend who shares my admiration for Teddy Roosevelt and it s pretty good However, I just finished Colonel Roosevelt which is the last volume of Edmund Morris s Roosevelt trilogy, and the definitive work on the man Therefore, The Lion s Pride felt like a Cliff s ...


  5. says:

    Yes, it s a bit dry, but very interesting nonetheless This book chronicles the life of Theodore Roosevelt his goals, his thoughts, his loves, etc He overcame asthma by sheer force of will, he created t...


  6. says:

    I listened to this in my car I had to renew it at the librarybecause it took me over 3 weeksIt was BORING in some parts..and I wish they had toldabout how the kids were at the white house..but I am a big fan of Alice Roosevelt ...


  7. says:

    I ve already read bios of T.R I don t really care about his sons I will read the book about floating theinstead.You don t have to finish every book you start.This is probably an all right book but not for me right now.


  8. says:

    I am listening to this on tape There is a lot about WWI I wasn t aware of Good so far


  9. says:

    I enjoyed this book a lot A different perspective on one of the most fascinating people in history.


  10. says:

    I liked the family side of this man s life.

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