Edmund Morris' 'Theodore Rex'
Edmund Morris was spanked by critics in 1999 for introducing a fictional contemporary of Ronald Reagan's in Dutch to help explain the trajectory of that president's life. Now the second volume of Morris' study of Theodore Roosevelt has been published, and it's apparent all over again why he is one of the nation's best biographers.
"...During a national crisis, we like to gather 'round and listen to stories about our noble forefathers...."
Dec. 21, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith