By Daniel Ruddy
So who was once the genuine Teddy Roosevelt?
Daniel Ruddy’s new biography cuts in the course of the impenetrable tangle of misconceptions and contradictions that experience grown up during the last century and obscured our view of a guy who continues to be maybe the main debatable president in U.S. heritage. averting the sins of hero worship and personality assassination, Ruddy supplies the general public what's lengthy overdue—a fair-minded and even-handed evaluation of a misunderstood American icon.
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