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    • Theodore Roosevelt in the Badlands

    • A Young Politician's Quest for Recovery in the American West
    • By: Roger L. Di Silvestro
    • Narrated by: Tristan Morris
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Theodore Roosevelt in the Badlands chronicles the turbulent years Roosevelt spent as a rancher in the Badlands of Dakota Territory, following the sudden deaths on February 14, 1884, of his wife, two days after giving birth, and of his mother. Grief-stricken - and driven by doubts about his career after failed attempts as a reformer fighting political corruption -the young, Harvard-educated New York politician left his infant daughter in his sister's care and went to live on a Badlands ranch he had bought a year earlier.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Buyce Consulting on 04-26-15

    Regular price: $17.96