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Herbert Hoover : a life / Glen Jeansonne, with David Luhrssen

Jeansonne, Glen, 1946- author. (Author). Luhrssen, David, co-author. (Added Author).
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  • 6 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jay Co PL - Portland B H7894j (Text) 76383000444713 Adult Biographies Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library B HO (Text) 30477100981079 Adult: New Checked out 03/30/2017
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 973.916 JEA (Text) 34330512970485 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Hoover (Text) 31208912488923 non-fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton B Hoover Jea (Text) 30890000649622 New Adult Materials Upper level Available -
Warren PL - Warren 920.71 HOO (Text) 33450000574879 Adult Non-fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 921 HOOVER, HERBERT (Text) 31951004161326 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 03/20/2017
Winchester Comm. PL - Winchester 921 HOO (Text) 76682000141780 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101991008
  • ISBN: 1101991003
  • Physical Description: viii, 455 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition
  • Publisher: New York : New American Library, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 416-444) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A Quaker orphan on the frontier -- Cardinal red -- The great engineer -- The great humanitarian -- Samaritan to a continent -- Secretary of commerce, locomotive of the economy -- Into the White House -- Getting a grip on the presidency -- Holding a finger in the dike -- Fighting the Depression -- Democracy is a harsh employer -- Challenging the New Deal -- Politics and diplomacy before the second great war -- The maelstrom of war -- The Truman years -- The Republicans return to power -- Tempest and triumph.
Summary, etc.: Prizewinning historian Glen Jeansonne delves into the life of our most misunderstood president, offering up a surprising new portrait of Herbert Hoover -- dismissing previous assumptions and revealing a political Progressive in the mold of Theodore Roosevelt, and the most resourceful American since Benjamin Franklin. -- adapted from dust jacket
Subject: Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1929-1933.
United States > Politics and government > 1919-1933.
Genre: Biographies.

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