The King and the Cowboy
Theodore Roosevelt and Edward the Seventh, Secret Partners
ISBN 9780143116189 | 272 pages | 24 Nov 2009 | Penguin | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
Summary of The King and the Cowboy Summary of The King and the Cowboy Reviews for The King and the Cowboy An Excerpt from The King and the Cowboy
An intimate look at two extraordinary figures and their secret collaboration—one that turned the alliance structure of the political world upside down"Thrilling and unexpected."
In this character-driven study, acclaimed historian and bestselling author David Fromkin reveals how two colorful figures—Theodore Roosevelt and Edward the Seventh— assumed leadership of the English-speaking world at the beginning of the twentieth century. As human beings, the two men could hardly have been more different. Edward, a lover of fine food, drink, beautiful women, and the pleasure-seeking culture of Paris, had previously been regarded as nothing more than a playboy. Across the Atlantic, Theodore Roosevelt, the aristocrat from Manhattan and self-made cowboy, would rise above his critics to become one of the nation’s most beloved presidents. Together, they wrote the agenda for the North Atlantic democracies of the twentieth century.
-Johann Hari, The New York Times Book Review
"A joy to read."
To keep up-to-date, input your email address, and we will contact you on publication
Please alert me via email when: