Ronald Reagan: A Biography - Greenwood Biographies (Hardback)
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Ronald Reagan: A Biography - Greenwood Biographies (Hardback)

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Hardback 210 Pages / Published: 06/01/2012
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Ronald Reagan's story reads like a Hollywood script complete with a small-town boyhood, movie stardom, financial success, and unmatched political popularity. This book tells Reagan's true-life tale in an engaging and easily accessible manner.

The trajectory of his life was remarkable: from Midwestern schoolboy, sports announcer, and Hollywood actor to governor of California and two-term President of the United States. There is no doubt that Ronald Reagan was one of the most complex and fascinating personalities of our time. Ronald Reagan: A Biography captures all the varied aspects of Reagan's life and career, portraying him as a politician, a husband, a father-and as a human being with a unique brand of charisma.

Anchored by Reagan's memorable personality and appeal, this lively, concise biography explores the full range of the former president's humor, character, and faith in a book that is also a study of history and political science. Students and general readers alike will come away understanding why Ronald Reagan's hold on America was so potent, and why it becomes more so with time.


A timeline of important events in the life of Ronald Reagan

A dozen black-and-white photographs depicting Reagan at various stages of his career

A glossary

An annotated bibliography of print and electronic resources

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313396380
Number of pages: 210
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"With Ronald Reagan: A Biography Woodard has provided a concise, fairly thorough, and well-written biography of one of the most influential Americans of the past 30 years. - ARBA

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