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Franklin D. Roosevelt

A Political Life

by Robert Dallek

Hardcover, 692 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $40 |

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
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A Political Life
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Robert Dallek

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A portrait of the thirty-second president focuses on his career as a politician and dealmaker whose unusual skills served to unite divided factions, initiate essential reforms, and transform America into an international superpower.