A Most Glorius Ride; The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877--1886.

Author:Sutherland, Matt
Position:Brief article - Book review

Edward P. Kohn (editor); A MOST GLORIUS RIDE; SUNY Press (Nonfiction: History) 29.95 ISBN: 9781438455136

Byline: Matt Sutherland

What brand of privileged namby-pambiness will we get out of the twenty-something-year-old Theodore Roosevelt's diary, he of Harvard and Columbia and the just-another-night-at-the-ball trappings of great family wealth? Here's a taste:

In morning took a four hour tramp in moccasins (I wear them because they make no noise); shot a spike black tail buck at...

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