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  • The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

  • By: Edmund Morris
  • Narrated by: Harry Chase
  • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 553
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 255
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 258

Available for the first time in audio, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt is the story of seven men - a naturalist, a writer, a lover, a hunter, a ranchman, a soldier, and a politician - who merged at age 42 to become the youngest American President in history. This first volume of a planned trilogy won both the Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award. The second, Theodore Rex, is also available from audible.com.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best books I've come across.

  • By Michael on 02-18-03

Could not finish

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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-27-18

The flowery extrapolations of this flakey author combined with the bombastic performance of the reader were too much for me.

  • Empire

  • The Life, Legend, and Madness of Howard Hughes
  • By: Donald L. Barlett, James B. Steele
  • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
  • Length: 28 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 140
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 116
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 116

Howard Hughes lived one of the greatest, most heroic, misunderstood, mysterious, bizarre, and tragic lives in American history. In this brilliantly documented biography, the mythology that surrounded that life is disentangled from the truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this from start to finish!

  • By bryan on 03-25-15

Very well done. Greatly enjoyed it

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-22-17

A very complicated and astounding story masterfully presented. Would highly recommend it if you are interested in Howard Hughes.