Hoover : an extraordinary life in extraordinary times / Kenneth Whyte.
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- ISBN: 9780307597960
- ISBN: 0307597962
- Physical Description: xvii, 728 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 
- Copyright: ©2017
"A Borzoi Book."
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 619-684) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
A pretty stiff time -- A whole jug full of experience -- I am the Devil -- The adventures of Hu-hua and Hoo loo -- The late jar rather smashed my nerves -- What lies beyond wealth -- Hard to state without becoming hysterical -- A pirate state organized for benevolence -- Make way for the Almoner of starving Belgium -- A hero in the house of truth -- Inconsolable in the hall of mirrors -- An engineer at the opera -- Meddling with God's economy -- Hoover v. a botched civilization -- Scandal, embarrassment, and the little feller -- Sleepless in good times -- The wonder boy -- Giving genius its chance -- He didn't know where the votes came from -- Nothing to fear but fear itself -- Just when we thought it was over -- It seemed like the end of the world -- The president in his fighting clothes -- A human creature desperately hurt and pained -- Through the abyss in a Buick -- Father of the new conservatism -- Reborn in a darker world -- Epilogue: I admire a lot in Hoover's career.
A portrait of the 31st president traces his difficult childhood and meteoric business career through his significant contributions during World War I and the Great Depression, sharing insights into his less-recognized economic and political achievements.
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|Subject:||Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
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