A superb one-volume biography by the Number One New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, explaining Roosevelt's career as an incomparable politician, deal-maker and uniter.
Robert Dallek is the author of John F. Kennedy- An Unfinished Life, 1917-1963, Lyndon B. Johnson- Portrait of a President and Nixon and Kissinger- Partners in Power. He won the Bancroft Prize in 1980 for his classic Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Society of American Historians, for which he served as president from 2004 to 2005. He lives in Washington, DC.
Meticulously researched and authoritative ... Roosevelt is with us
again in Dallek's outstanding cradle-to-grave study -- Douglas
Brinkley * Washington Post *
A landmark work that deserves to be placed on the same shelf as those of Arthur Schlesinger Jr., James MacGregor Burns, and William E. Leuchtenburg -- Richard Moe