Audiobook Review: The Rise Of Theodore Roosevelt

Edge Induced Cohesion

The Rise Of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edmund Morris, read by Harry Chase

About the biggest fault that I can find with this book is that the audiobook version I listened to is the abridged 2002 version rather than the unabridged 2010 version because that is what my library offered and no publishers of books on tape have started to send me free audiobooks yet to review as is my custom with other forms of reading.  Other than that, this is a great book, and high praise in particular belongs to the reader, who is able to show a broad command of different voices for the text based on who he is quoting at a given time.  This particular book, all almost 900 pages of it, was not only the first of a series of books the author wrote on Teddy Roosevelt but also won the Pulitzer Prize in 1980.  One…

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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