The Resource The perilous adventures of the cowboy king : a novel of Teddy Roosevelt and his times, Jerome Charyn., (ebook)

The perilous adventures of the cowboy king : a novel of Teddy Roosevelt and his times, Jerome Charyn., (ebook)

Label
The perilous adventures of the cowboy king : a novel of Teddy Roosevelt and his times
Title
The perilous adventures of the cowboy king
Title remainder
a novel of Teddy Roosevelt and his times
Statement of responsibility
Jerome Charyn.
Title variation
Cowboy king
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""Charyn, like Nabokov, is that most fiendish sort of writer--so seductive as to beg imitation, so singular as to make imitation impossible."-- Tom Bissell Raising the literary bar to a new level, Jerome Charyn re-creates the voice of Theodore Roosevelt, the New York City police commissioner, Rough Rider, and soon- to-be twenty-sixth president through his derring-do adventures, effortlessly combining superhero dialogue with haunting pathos. Beginning with his sickly childhood and concluding with McKinley's assassination, the novel positions Roosevelt as a "perfect bull in a china shop," a fearless crime fighter and pioneering environmentalist who would grow up to be our greatest peacetime president. With an operatic cast, including "Bamie," his handicapped older sister; Eleanor, his gawky little niece; as well as the devoted Rough Riders, the novel memorably features the lovable mountain lion Josephine, who helped train Roosevelt for his "crowded hour," the charge up San Juan Hill. Lauded by Jonathan Lethem for his "polymorphous imagination and crack comic timing," Charyn has created a classic of historical fiction, confirming his place as "one of the most important writers in American literature" (Michael Chabon)"--
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Charyn, Jerome
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.H33
LC item number
P47 2019eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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OverDrive, Inc
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Roosevelt, Theodore
Label
The perilous adventures of the cowboy king : a novel of Teddy Roosevelt and his times, Jerome Charyn., (ebook)
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unknown
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 283 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781631493881
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C2142F38-D60F-45A6-B681-84D699038549
System control number
  • on1081314516
  • (OCoLC)1081314516
Label
The perilous adventures of the cowboy king : a novel of Teddy Roosevelt and his times, Jerome Charyn., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 283 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781631493881
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C2142F38-D60F-45A6-B681-84D699038549
System control number
  • on1081314516
  • (OCoLC)1081314516

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