Books by Edward J. Renehan, Jr. and Complete Book Reviews

Edward J. Renehan, Jr., Author Oxford University Press, USA $55 (320p) ISBN 978-0-19-512719-5
In his examination of TR's last years, Renehan creates a story that is at once a family tragedy and the denouement of a way of thinking. For 39-year-old Teddy Roosevelt, the 1898 Spanish-American War was the fulfillment of a romantic martial ideal...
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Edward J. Renehan, Jr., Author Basic $30 (384p) ISBN 978-0-465-06885-2
In the late 19th century, strong and well-moneyed families such as the Morgans and the Vanderbilts controlled the fortunes of Wall Street and the emerging industries. Renehan, author of splendid biographies of the Kennedys, Theodore Roosevelt and...
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Edward J. Renehan, Jr., Author Doubleday $27.50 (368p) ISBN 978-0-385-50165-1
Veteran biographer and historian Renehan (The Lion's Pride, etc.) presents a well-written, well-researched account of the Kennedys in the years leading up to and during WWII. Renehan begins with the ambitious patriarch, Joseph Kennedy, Sr., his
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Edward J. Renehan, Jr., Author Chelsea Green Publishing Company $24.95 (368p) ISBN 978-0-930031-59-6
Through his essays in books and popular magazines, John Burroughs (1851-1921) taught countless Americans to appreciate nature. In this, the first comprehensive biography of him to be published since 1925, Renehan draws on original sources to portray
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Edward J. Renehan, Jr., Author Basic $27.50 (364p) ISBN 978-0-465-00255-9
The latest from Renehan, author most recently of a much-praised biography of another titan of 19th-century business, Jay Gould, is a thorough look at Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794–1877), who rose from nothing to amass one of the great fortunes in
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Edward J. Renehan, Jr., Author Crown Publishing Group (NY) $25 (308p) ISBN 978-0-517-59028-7
Renehan provides a significant addition to the literature on abolitionism in this study of six prominent Northerners who supported and financed John Brown's 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, Va. (now W.Va.). Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Theodore Parker,...
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