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FDR and the American crisis / Albert Marrin.

Marrin, Albert, (author.).

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Lebanon PL - Lebanon 973.917 MAR (Text) 34330512951675 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385753623
  • Physical Description: 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Ember edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ember, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-311) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A boy of many adventures -- All the best people killed -- Polio and politics -- Boom to bust -- The New Deal -- The supreme crisis -- The war at home -- The survival war -- Roosevelt and Stalin -- Triumph and tragedy.
Summary, etc.: Brought up in a privileged family, Franklin Delano Roosevelt had every opportunity in front of him. As a young man, he found a path in politics and quickly began to move into the public eye. That ascent seemed impossible when he contracted polio and lost the use of his legs. But with a will of steel he fought the disease--and public perception of his disability--to become president of the United States of America. FDR used that same will to guide his country through a crippling depression and a horrendous world war. He understood Adolf Hitler, and what it would take to stop him, before almost any other world leader did. But to accomplish his greater goals, he made difficult choices that sometimes compromised the ideals of fairness and justice. FDR is one of America's most intriguing presidents, lionized by some and villainized by others. National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin explores the life of a fascinating, complex man, who was ultimately one of the greatest leaders our country has known.
Subject: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Presidents > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > United States > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government > 1933-1945 > Juvenile literature.
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Prologue: A Great Bundle of Grief 1(7)
I A Boy of Many Advantages
8(28)
II All the Best People Killed
36(25)
III Polio and Politics
61(21)
IV Boom to Bust
82(24)
V The New Deal
106(29)
VI The Supreme Crisis
135(40)
VII The War at Home
175(30)
VIII The Survival War
205(24)
IX Roosevelt and Stalin
229(21)
X Triumph and Tragedy
250(35)
Notes 285(24)
Some Books on FDR and His Times 309(3)
Image Credits 312(1)
Index 313


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