Theodore Rex (book)

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Theodore Rex (2001) is a biography of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt written by author Edmund Morris. It is the second volume of a trilogy, preceded by the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (1979) and succeeded by Colonel Roosevelt which was published on November 23, 2010.

Theodore Rex covers the years of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency, from 1901 to 1909, covering events such as the construction of the Panama Canal, as well as the Roosevelt Administration's political, diplomatic and military exploits during the aforementioned period.[1]

Critical reception

In City Journal, critic Ryan L. Cole praised the book along with the rest of the trilogy. He stated that Theodore Rex showed the apotheosis of Roosevelt's life in a way that is "epic in scope and vast in detail".[2]

The book won the 2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography.[3]

Notes

  1. ^ Maslin, Janet. "Books of the Times: Scaling the Nation in a Single Bound," New York Times. November 15, 2001.
  2. ^ http://www.city-journal.org/2011/bc0211rc.html
  3. ^ "2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners". Retrieved 4 Jun 2016. 

References

External links

  • C-SPAN Q&A Interview with Morris on his Roosevelt trilogy, November 21, 2010


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