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Hoover : an extraordinary life in extraordinary times / Kenneth Whyte.

Whyte, Kenneth, (author.).
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  • 17 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B HOOVER WHY (Text) 34207002128172 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 92 HOO (Text) 36803001034151 BIOGRAPHY Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville 92 HOO (Text) 76895000271728 1st Floor Nonfiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver BIO HOO-H WHY-K (Text) 34304000884812 Adult - Biography Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza BIO HOOVER herbert (Text) 840191002463730 Auburn Plaza - Biography Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL B HOO (Text) 38217000583217 Biographies Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 HOO (Text) 33187004278863 Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIO HOOVER (Text) 36626103874947 Adult Biographies Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 973.916 WHY (Text) 34330513181744 Adult - Non-Fiction In transit -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 921 HOOVER (Text) 39206021343916 NonFiction Available -
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Record details

  • 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, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
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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