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The Resource Hoover : an extraordinary life in extraordinary times, Kenneth Whyte

Hoover : an extraordinary life in extraordinary times, Kenneth Whyte

Label
Hoover : an extraordinary life in extraordinary times
Title
Hoover
Title remainder
an extraordinary life in extraordinary times
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth Whyte
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the 31st president traces his difficult childhood and meteoric business career through his significant contributions during World War I and the Great Depression, sharing insights into his less-recognized economic and political achievements
Summary
A portrait of the 31st president traces his difficult childhood and meteoric business career through his significant contributions during World War I and the Great Depression, sharing insights into his less-recognized economic and political achievements.
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10597000
Cataloging source
DLC
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Whyte, Kenneth,
Dewey number
  • 973.916092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E802
LC item number
.W49 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Hoover, Herbert
  • Hoover, Herbert
  • Presidents
  • Politics and government
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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an extraordinary life in extraordinary times
Label
Hoover : an extraordinary life in extraordinary times, Kenneth Whyte
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Borzoi Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 619-684) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A pretty stiff time -- A whole jug full of experience -- I am the Devil -- The adventures of Hu-hua and Hoo loo -- The late jar rather smashed my nerves -- What lies beyond wealth -- Hard to state without becoming hysterical -- A pirate state organized for benevolence -- Make way for the Almoner of starving Belgium -- A hero in the house of truth -- Inconsolable in the hall of mirrors -- An engineer at the opera -- Meddling with God's economy -- Hoover v. a botched civilization -- Scandal, embarrassment, and the little feller -- Sleepless in good times -- The wonder boy -- Giving genius its chance -- He didn't know where the votes came from -- Nothing to fear but fear itself -- Just when we thought it was over -- It seemed like the end of the world -- The president in his fighting clothes -- A human creature desperately hurt and pained -- Through the abyss in a Buick -- Father of the new conservatism -- Reborn in a darker world -- Epilogue: I admire a lot in Hoover's career
Control code
21116958
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 728 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307597960
Lccn
2017015685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn980858575
Label
Hoover : an extraordinary life in extraordinary times, Kenneth Whyte
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Borzoi Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 619-684) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A pretty stiff time -- A whole jug full of experience -- I am the Devil -- The adventures of Hu-hua and Hoo loo -- The late jar rather smashed my nerves -- What lies beyond wealth -- Hard to state without becoming hysterical -- A pirate state organized for benevolence -- Make way for the Almoner of starving Belgium -- A hero in the house of truth -- Inconsolable in the hall of mirrors -- An engineer at the opera -- Meddling with God's economy -- Hoover v. a botched civilization -- Scandal, embarrassment, and the little feller -- Sleepless in good times -- The wonder boy -- Giving genius its chance -- He didn't know where the votes came from -- Nothing to fear but fear itself -- Just when we thought it was over -- It seemed like the end of the world -- The president in his fighting clothes -- A human creature desperately hurt and pained -- Through the abyss in a Buick -- Father of the new conservatism -- Reborn in a darker world -- Epilogue: I admire a lot in Hoover's career
Control code
21116958
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 728 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307597960
Lccn
2017015685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn980858575

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