The Resource FDR and the American crisis, Albert Marrin

FDR and the American crisis, Albert Marrin

Label
FDR and the American crisis
Title
FDR and the American crisis
Statement of responsibility
Albert Marrin
Title variation
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the American crisis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An accessible portrait of the 32nd president traces his privileged upbringing, the polio that cost him the use of his legs and his leadership during the Great Depression and World War II
  • Brought up in a privileged family, Franklin Delano Roosevelt had every opportunity in front of him. As a young man, he found a path in politics and quickly began to move into the public eye. That ascent seemed impossible when he contracted polio and lost the use of his legs. But with a will of steel he fought the disease--and public perception of his disability--to become president of the United States of America. FDR used that same will to guide his country through a crippling depression and a horrendous world war. He understood Adolf Hitler, and what it would take to stop him, before almost any other world leader did. But to accomplish his greater goals, he made difficult choices that sometimes compromised the ideals of fairness and justice. FDR is one of America's most intriguing presidents, lionized by some and villainized by others. National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin explores the life of a fascinating, complex man, who was ultimately one of the greatest leaders our country has known
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marrin, Albert
Dewey number
  • 973.917092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E807
LC item number
.M29 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Presidents
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Political science
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adolescent
Label
FDR and the American crisis, Albert Marrin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A boy of many adventures -- All the best people killed -- Polio and politics -- Boom to bust -- The New Deal -- The supreme crisis -- The war at home -- The survival war -- Roosevelt and Stalin -- Triumph and tragedy
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780385753593
Lccn
2013042351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)867001018
  • 820077
  • (OCoLC)ocn867001018
Label
FDR and the American crisis, Albert Marrin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A boy of many adventures -- All the best people killed -- Polio and politics -- Boom to bust -- The New Deal -- The supreme crisis -- The war at home -- The survival war -- Roosevelt and Stalin -- Triumph and tragedy
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780385753593
Lccn
2013042351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)867001018
  • 820077
  • (OCoLC)ocn867001018

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