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The Man He Became

How FDR Defied Polio To Win The Presidency

By James Tobin, 1956-

Here, from James Tobin, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in biography, is the story of the greatest comeback in American political history, a saga long buried in half-truth, distortion and myth -- Franklin Roosevelt's ten-year climb from paralysis to the White House. The Man He Became affirms that true character emerges only in crisis and that in the shaping of this great American leader, character was all.

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  • LPB 973.9170 Roosevelt, Large Print Biography

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2014

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9781410465504


Format: Large Print
Author: Tobin, James, 1956-
Summary: Here, from James Tobin, is the story of the greatest comeback in American political history, a saga long buried in half-truth, distortion and myth -- Franklin Roosevelt's ten-year climb from paralysis to the White House. The Man He Became affirms that true character emerges only in crisis and that in the shaping of this great American leader, character was all.
Title: The man he became : how FDR defied polio to win the presidency / by James Tobin.
Publisher Date: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
Subject: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Health. Poliomyelitis -- Patients -- United States -- Biography. Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1932. Presidents -- United States -- Biography. Large type books.
Isbn: 9781410465504 (hardcover) 1410465500 (hardcover)
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Call Number: LPB Roosevelt
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Format: Large Print
Author: Tobin, James, 1956-
Summary: Here, from James Tobin, is the story of the greatest comeback in American political history, a saga long buried in half-truth, distortion and myth -- Franklin Roosevelt's ten-year climb from paralysis to the White House. The Man He Became affirms that true character emerges only in crisis and that in the shaping of this great American leader, character was all.
Title: The man he became : how FDR defied polio to win the presidency / by James Tobin.
Edition: Large print edition.
Publisher, Date: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
Description: 647 pages (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series: Thorndike Press large print biography
Series: Thorndike Press large print biography series.
Subjects: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Subjects: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Health.
Subjects: Poliomyelitis -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Subjects: Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1932.
Subjects: Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Subjects: Large type books.
Notes: Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
LCCN: 2013040086
ISBN: 9781410465504 (hardcover)
ISBN: 1410465500 (hardcover)
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Call Number: LPB Roosevelt